The Giver

By Lois Lowry created By Jennifer Pimentel

Summary of Giver

This novel is about a boy named Jonas who lived in a so-called perfect world where everything is controlled by strict rules. He starts his training when they choose him to be the next receiver of memory. He was a little nervous at first but then he started to understand more. Jonas found out that the people in charge of the community were doing many things wrong , For example going into sameness. Which him and the Giver agreed that was bad for the people in the community in general . Him and Gabriel went on a journey to get to the boundary " Elsewhere" where all the memories will be released to the community . Finally him and Gabriel made it with the help of the memories that the Giver gave to him.

Jonas

  1. Jonas is the main character in both the movie and the novel he turned 12 and lives in a chosen family with a sister, but really he has a brother. he has fassed many challenges
  2. He had to hide the secret from everybody
  3. could not share any memories
  4. And it was very hard for him to lie because of his well educated childhood of" No lie".
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Quote

"Our people made that choice, the choice to go to Sameness. Before my time, before the previous time, back and back and back." Said By The Giver

Questions

  1. Was this a good ending the author gave to the book or would you change it ?
  2. Do you think it was better for the giver to stay or go with him ?
  3. Do you think asher was a good friend by accepting the mission?

Rating

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  1. Liked the way that gabriel turned out to be his brother
  2. Don't like the ending to simple