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The Giver Individuality

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The theme the author seems to be attempting to convey through the story is that "Individuals should be cherished". The book shows that while unification can result in a peaceful and an altogether more understanding community, it can also restrict individuality. Individuality and order cannot be separated and are deeply tied together. Without unique attributes that make each person diverse from anyone else, a plain and almost boring society is formed. With everyone following regulations and laws, people have the same opinions and thoughts as their neighbors. This would result in a setting like that of The Giver's. With no different thoughts, citizens of such a population would eventually grow blind to events like Release. Alternately, having
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