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  • The Giver By Lois Lowry

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    Lois Lowry’s 1993 young adult novel “The Giver” captured audiences worldwide with its fascinating characters and dystopian society. The book was long due a film adaption, which finally came in 2014 from director Phillip Noyce. While critics remained mixed about the film itself, the movie offers a decent adaption of its source material, keeping in mind its original themes of pain, pleasure, and memory, but strays away in certain areas. Both the film and novel carry the same themes that have made

  • The Giver by Lois Lowry

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    Expository Essay Through our society we are all raised up to be independent and unique individuals such as being ourselves and expressing who each of us are to the world. However, in the book The Giver by Lois Lowry, everyone is raised to count on one another and everyone must look and act the same. Our society differs from Jonas’s in many ways, such as the family units, birthdays, and the way we each learn about our past.

  • The Giver By Lois Lowry

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    Title: The Giver Author: Lois Lowry Illustrator: No illustrator Genre: The genre of the book is scientific fiction. It is scientific fiction because Lois Lowry made a setting where everything is unusual than the things we do now. There are birthmothers, rarely Receivers of Memory ( which Jonas turns out to be ), and other special jobs in the community center. Point of View: The point of view in the story is third person because if there was a first person, the narrator ( which is a person that is

  • The Giver by Lois Lowry

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    The giver by Lois Lowry was an interesting book to say the least. In the beginning you are lead to believe these are normal kids and characters, possibly in the future, but in pretty much the same state of mind as our definition of “human” today. As the book goes on, you are slowly let in on details, like the characters can not see color, and that the parents are not biological parents, and everything is organized and decided for the characters in the book. The author did a great job of slowly bringing

  • The Giver By Lois Lowry

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    Giver Essay Agustin Fitipaldi Bervejillo In the book The Giver, by Lois Lowry. The main character Jonas is not like others in his utopian community. He is a normal 12 year old boy and is living in the same old community of sameness. Until one day he gets selected to be the Receiver of Memory and begins to experience things on a different way because of the memories being transmitted to him. As the changes become more evident, Jonas begins to see flaws

  • The Giver By Lois Lowry

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    Cong, Fei Jenny #4 Ethnic Literature - Block 6 Second Independent Project: Book Report 10/5/14 The Giver In this essay, I am going to report about the book The Giver by Lois Lowry. Jonas, a twelve-year-old boy, is the main character of the book. The book describes a seemingly indestructible society, with absolute order and rules. Jonas happens to be chosen as the next Receiver of Memory on his twelve year old ceremony. After receiving part of the memories from the The Giver and discovering the truth

  • The Giver by Lois Lowry

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    Marcel Proust once said, “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” The protagonist, Jonas, in Lois Lowry’s book The Giver, goes through a similar experience when he discovers his “Capacity to See Beyond.” Jonas begins to see his community differently, with a consciousness that most citizens in his community lack. When Jonas turns twelve, he is selected to be the next Receiver (who remembers for the community) because of his intelligence, integrity

  • The Giver By Lois Lowry

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    Surname Lecturer Course Date INTRODUCTION Any reader who is a fan of the renowned author Lois Lowry admits that the writer pays close attention and details to several themes such as those of family and relationships, themes of heroism, memory or recalling past events, futurism, and several others. In his book titled The Giver, he stills ventures into similar themes, even though the most pronounced and recurring themes are that of sameness and individuality. He narrates a story in the third voice

  • The Giver By Lois Lowry

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    Most of the time, opposition groups who call for the censorship and banning of books, are misguided by religious beliefs or personal values that they insist on imposing over the surrounding community. Such is the case with Lois Lowry 's The Giver, a fictional story of a society without emotions, arguments, or differences amongst people, where equality is the ultimate goal. The story revolves around 12-year-old Jonas, who is chosen to become the Receiver of Memories, which would be given to him by

  • Symbolism In The Giver By Lois Lowry

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    Have you ever wondered about the symbolism and central idea in The Giver? For years people have pondered about the true theme and concealed symbols in the end of this Newbery Medal science fiction book. In this novel, Lois Lowry uses several literary devices such as imagery to send the message that hope can pull a person through their gravest of times while using specific diction and anaphoras to show a more in-depth meaning in chapter twenty-three and to express the voice at the end of this literary