The Giver

By Lois Lowry

The Giver - Official Trailer - The Weinstein Company

Characters

Jonas: Jonas is an eleven year old boy living in his community. Jonas is very different form other people and does not know what is going on. Jonas was chosen to be the new receiver.

The Giver: is the old receiver who gives Jonas pain, color, war, and love through memories.

Gave:the little boy who lives with Jonas family because he needs nurturing help, something odd is that Jonas and he have a very rare eyes that are not common in their community

Lily: Jonas seven year old sister, who is very creative and courages.

Setting

Community: it is a place with no color, feelings, or love. They're very specific rules that must be followed or they will be released. Here we see that there is no color and it is very clean or neat.

Conflict

The conflict in the story The Giver is that Jonas is confused about what he wants to be and where he wants to be or live.

Summary

Jonas was a normal eleven year old, happily living in his community. Jonas community was not like any other. They were specific rules and no love,feelings, or color. When Jonas turned twelve he was assigned his job. Jonas was assigned the most special job as the new receiver. In Jonas new job he was thought color,pain,war and love by the Giver. In this job Jonas was tough things that make him want to live somewhere else. Jonas made a decision that broke most of the rules but will make him happy with someone Gabe.

Quotes

"The worst part of holding memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared."


"It's the choosing that's important, isn't it?"