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    At the beginning of “The Giver”, the reader is to believe that the community Jonas lives in is a utopia. It’s later revealed that this is quite the opposite of what it really is. A dystopia. Along with Jonas, the reader finds out how in Jonas’s community they they give the elderly and newborns lethal injections, constrict feelings, and prevent any form of decision making. When Jonas discovers these things through memories, he is distraught, and he has the right to be. He wants to show everyone what

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    The Giver

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    In the movie The Giver the main character, Jonas, learns more than what society has been telling him and sees a whole new perspective. To explain, the government hides emotions, colors, music, and memories from the community and Jonas is fortunate enough to experience it all. On his first day of training as the receiver, he sees the vision of snow and a sled. Jonas is shaken by the memories he has learned but is deeply intrigued, begging for more information each day. In the film, the wooden sled

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    The Giver

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    Lois Lowry, an American writer, is well acknowledged for her writing of the book The Giver. Similarly, American film directors, Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, are well recognized for their success of the film Frozen. While experienced differently, one being written while the other animated, both works follow the hero’s cycle of departure, fulfillment, and return, reinforced by their alternating settings. The stories’ emphasis on the value of love implies that the “feeling” is powerful enough to drive

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    The Giver

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    SUMMER READING RESPONSE JOURNAL Printed Student Name: James Cook Selected Book Title: The Giver Personal Reactions: Choose 3 ( three ). I liked that this book showed how people can be so controlling, “Rules are very hard to change” (Lowry 17), such as making rules so that everything is perfect when it is not and if people do not follow those rules then you will be released/ killed which is not anyway to treat a broken rule. In this book The Council is lying to all of its citizens saying that this

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    The Giver

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    The Giver, written by author Lois Lowry, was published in 1993 after being inspired by her father’s memory loss in his old age. From this sad occurrence, sparked an idea to write about a world where nobody has experienced a bad memory. That very idea later became a tale many have grown to love called, The Giver, which to this very day is a success, earning itself honorable prizes such as the William Allen White Award along with a Newbery Medal and even had been granted its own movie adaptation. Lowry

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    The Giver Essay How would it feel if this world didn’t let people have choices, didn’t let people share, or if they didn’t let people celebrate birthdays, holidays, or just celebrate anything? Well that’s what it was like for Jonas in The Giver. Jonas lives in the future in a community where The Giver is the only one who knows everything, but soon all that changed for Jonas. He became the the community 's new Receiver of Memory, and soon Jonas learns the terrible secrets of this “utopian”

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    The Giver

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    When I was in eighth grade, I read “The Giver” by Lois Lowry for the very first time. Since the first time I read the book, I have read it three additional times. Since the book was published in 1993, it has sold over ten million copies. It is a required reading in many schools. The story follows a young boy named Jonas through his life in a seemingly utopian society that has eliminated many issues that the modern world now faces. There is no crime, no war, and no poverty. In this world, every individual

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    Lowry had inspiration for the character Jonas in her novel, The Giver. When writing, The Giver Lowry creates a dystopian society where the government has taken away the population’s ability to remember the past, see color, or have feelings. In the novel, Lois Lowry presents the protagonist and hero, Jonas. Jonas gets chosen to be the Receiver of Memory and his whole life changes. The current Receiver, an old man Jonas calls The Giver shows Jonas memories from the past that contain aspects ranging

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    The community in The Giver is a dystopia because of the lack of uniqueness , sameness, and complete control of the entire community . In the community in The Giver nobody is unique .Everybody acts the same and does the same thing everyday .Everyday they get up eat breakfast,go to school / work ,community service , and then they go home eat dinner ,share their feelings ,and go to sleep.you should be able to wake up in the morning and do what you want to do and be who you want to be . Sameness is

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    Originality In The Giver

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    The Giver by: Derrick Bell In the book The Giver by Lois Lowry, a boy named Jonas learned about the lessons of originality. His world is very different from ours. Our world has color, religion, and freedom, but Jonas’s world doesn’t. Two themes that apply to my life and The Giver are “Originality is important” and “Freedom is just as important as security.” The biggest theme in The Giver is “Originality is important.” Everyone in the story is the same except Jonas and the Giver. Jonas and

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