Examples Of Polite Language In The Giver

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Just for a second, imagine a world without war, conflict or grief. Refreshing, right? But it's also a world without memory, feelings and color, at least in the premise of Lois Lowry’s, The Giver. It was published by HarperCollins in 1993, it shares the same motive of a perfect and utopian society. What is a perfect society? Is it where people have to be uniform to each other?What is the point having such a life where you cannot make your own choices?, you cannot have feelings or unable to live with your own biological parents. There is one thing about the community in the giver, it is very well organized and no possible war. This is because each member of the community is trained to be polite from childhood. So therefore everyone uses polite language, we call it Euphemism…show more content…
Is it like a release date of a movie or a new phone ? In the giver it has the same meaning but in a different way, it means to get released from the world. Instead of using the word ‘Killed’, the members in the community therefore use release for substituting a harsh…show more content…
A task or piece of work allocated to someone as part of a job or course of study(Oxford Dictionaries | English, 2017). In the giver, each and every member of the community is assigned. Assignment is a life time job chosen by the elders of the community. The assignments are first given at the age of twelve in the ceremony of December. Each and every assignment is important in the community because it is similar to a system. The sole purpose of the assignments are to not create any kind of chaos and each person will have what they need. “Access to resources leads to power, which leads to war”. This statement relates to the giver because the member in the community of the giver is given a specific job to do and no one has more or less than the other. If there weren't specified jobs for each member then people would have start showing superiority and might cause
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