THE GIVER

BY LOIS LOWRY FLYER MADE ADIA WEBB

The Summary

The giver book was mainly about a boy who learns to see beyond. Jonas becomes the new reciever and the old reciever transfers good bad painful and sad memories by placing his hands on Jonas's back. These few events changed jonas's life for forever. Jonas learns his father helps elders and infants get released,and after he finds out gabriel is soon to be released he comes to his breaking point. So jonas plans to escaped on the day that gabriel was supposed to be released…..

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Main Character

In the The Giver book Jonas is the main character. Jonas is a twelve year old boy and was just like others in the community until he was able to see beyond. During this story jonas starts to face challenges, one challenge jonas faces is keep the secrets known about the community to himself and knowing how to deal with the painful memories.

QUESTIONS???

  1. Who makes the decisions in the community?COE
  2. What is the genre of this novel? young- adult fiction
  3. Why was this book written?This book was written to represent the significance of memory.
  4. What inspired the author to write this novel? Lowry was inspired to write this book after he went to see his father , whom had lost most of his long- term memory.

Quote from the Novel

"For a contributing citizen to be released from the community was a final decision, a terrible punishment, an overwhelming statement of failure." Chapter 1, pg. 2

Overall Rating

Likes: the only thing i liked about this book was it was suspenseful


Dislikes: its hard to understand and confusing in the beginning ...