The Giver

by tiana augustin

Book Summary

this book was about a young boy, Jonas, that was not chosen but selected to be the "New Receiver of Memory". however since he lived in sameness no one else could experience these memories. Jonas wanted to share these memories with world he felt like the idea of sameness gave people no freedom to express themselves. so he made an escape plan to bring memories back to his people.

Main Character- Jonas

Jonas is a 12 year old boy who becomes the new receiver of memories.He accomplishes the abolishing of sameness and brings back all the memories of the world. He faces challenges such as taking the pain of memories and also leaving his dwelling never to return there again.

more important characters

"Sometimes I wish they'd ask for my wisdom more often-there are so many things I could tell them."

Questions

what is the overall theme of the novel?

how did the connotation change after Jonas started to receive memories?

what would happen if Jonas were to come back?

Rating

i loved the whole story line of this novel but i hate that Jonas could not come back to fiona and i hate that it left me hanging.
The Giver - Rosemary's piano theme (with an ending)