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    The Giver by Lois Lowry

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    The Giver is a highly influential book written bu Lois Lowry. It is science fiction‚ with a theme of the past and connection. In a world where there are no feelings‚ no choice and no pain‚ the main character Jonas who is twelve struggles to find his place in the small community. He was "assigned" the job as Receiver of Memory. (yes‚ jobs were chosen) Unaware of what dark secrets lie beneath his perfect utopia of a world‚ he is suddenly plunged into the past‚ exposed to all the memories‚ back and

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    The Giver (Lois Lowry)

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    The Giver (Lois Lowry) How does the community look and sound like? landscape‚ architecture‚ traffic and technology »The Giver« by Lois Lowry is a novel taking place in the future. Jonas‚ the main character‚ lives in a community with other people. This community is very special and maybe it’ll be reality in a few years. The community is like an independent city or village. You can compare it with a tribe. There are dwellings where family units live in (p.9). A family unit is like a family

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    The Giver by Lois Lowry

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    Mary Angelique A. Auman English 10 Mr. Swenson August 11‚ 2014 The Giver by Lois Lowry Set in a community which was controlled by the Elders sometime in the future. Jonas was an eleven year old protagonist who was mature and really responsible. He became the Receiver of Memory for their community when he turned twelve. The Giver was an old man who transferred his old job of receiving the community’s memories to Jonas. He trained Jonas how to be a receiver and told him everything about the

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    The Giver By Lois Lowry

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    “The Giver by Lois Lowry‚ was published in 1993‚ and won a Newberry medal in 1994. The book takes place in a narrative third person‚ using a limited omniscient person. The overall plot is that in a communist community‚ Jonas is a kid like the citizens that do not know what else is out there instead of themselves. Jonas learns memories that bring him to the point where he wants to share the memories of the world. The family units have rules such as dream telling and feeling telling. In chapter one

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    The Perfect Society By Samiksha Seshadri‚ Period 4 (Split Core) Have you ever thought of what would be your version of a perfect society? The Giver by Lois Lowry is about a boy named Jonas who lives in a futuristic society. This society has many rules‚ but also has no fear‚ war‚ or any of the dangerous things we face today. The people of this society have no memories of previous eras (Our times)‚ and instead choose a Receiver of Memory. The Receiver carries all the memories from the previous eras

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    Throughout the centuries‚ humanity has strived to reach it’s musings of a world without flaws. In the novel The Giver‚ by Lois Lowry‚ Jonas’s reality appears to be the utopia our society longs for‚ but it’s beauty is only skin deep. At first glance‚ these two civilizations have nothing in common‚ but once you delve into their details‚ eerie similarities appear causing the reader to feel that we are on our way to becoming the dystopia we fear. Granted‚ we have far to go before we become that‚ there

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    Choices Choice: the act of choosing between two or more possibilities. The Giver by Lois Lowry is about a young boy named Jonas. The novel is set in the future in a community that has strict laws and rules. No one in the community knows about the past before the community apart from the Receiver‚ the person who holds the memories. Jonas is given the Assignment (job) of the Receiver. As his training progresses‚ Jonas learns more about the past and how different the past is from the now. One of these

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    I will be giving my interpretation of the book “The Giver” by Lois Lowry. This book is set in a society that at first seems to be a utopian society but the further you read on it gradually appears to be more and more dystopian. So this book is about a boy named Jonas going through his twelfth year of his life. Jonas is soon selected to be the “Receiver of Memory” he is to be given the past memories of the time before sameness‚ or before the society became a utopia. As the story progresses Jonas soon

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    Imagine a community where there is no love‚ sadness‚ anger‚ color‚ choice and everyone is suppose to be the same. In the book‚ The Giver‚ written by Lois Lowry‚ a 12 year year boy named Jonas‚ goes beyond his community. Jonas lives in a false bubble of reality-quite different from ours. The town‚ is literally called‚ The Community‚ which infers positive aspects of social life. However‚ what is hypothesized is a very unhealthy place because community leaders promote sameness‚ lack of emotion‚ and

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    and inhumane‚ and that essentially the community is taking away their individuality Lois Lowry in the book‚ The Giver‚ used the point of view Jonas to demonstrate that a perfect world‚ where everyone is

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