Comparing The Giver And The Real World

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The Giver and the Real World Knowledge will forever govern ignorance; and a people who mean to be their own governors must arm themselves with the power which knowledge gives - James Madison. Sometimes, fiction imitates reality, just like The Giver and North Korea, a communist country in Asia. What is a communist country? A communist country is a country that is usually administered and governed by a single party representing the proletariat, guided by Marxist-Leninist philosophy, with the aim of achieving communism. It has been a communist country since 1925 when it first separated from South Korea. In The Giver, the community has really strict laws and the punishment can be deadly. In Lois Lowry’s, dystopian novel,…show more content…
Its known for its tyranny and unfairness. North Korea is communist country in Asia since 1925 when it first separated from South Korea. Conditions in North Korea are bad.No one is allowed in or out of the country. Life in North Korea can be considered hellish. More than 80% of the people don’t know what is outside of the border. Some people in North Korea are living in severe depression, and some families cannot see their other families who live outside of North Korea. It is like a prison.According to some of the articles I’ve read, there are work camps that are very harsh. People are forced to have abortions if they exceed the limit of children they’re supposed to have. There are work camps, rationed food, and the citizens of North Korea have almost no human rights. North Korea has incredible numbers in military, but its economy is struggling. North Korea is not one of the countries you would have in mind when it comes to tourism. Citizens don’t even have the full rights they deserve. Due to this stress and eagerness, many people have escaped and hopefully now live in a new and free nation, while some people lost their lives in this horrible
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