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The Giver Essay Examples

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Utopian Society as Represented in Lois Lowry's Novel the Giver
Have you ever wanted to live in a world that is just “perfect”? Or have you ever pictured yourself in that “perfect world” in which everyone is the same, equality exists, hunger is never an issue, nor crimes, or conflicts, and best of all, NO BAD MEMORIES? If you have ever pictured a world as I described, then you might hav...
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The Important Role Memories Play in The Giver
What would your life be like in a utopian society? Jonas knows what it is like. He has lived in one for twelve years. At the age of twelve he is chosen to be the Receiver. Through the essay one will be aware of the memories Jonas received, the results of the memories, and the wisdom he gained as a result of the memori...
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A Literary Analysis of the Importance of Memories in the Giver
What would your life be like in a utopian society? Jonas knows what it is like. He has lived in one for twelve years. At the age of twelve he is chosen to be the Receiver. Through the essay one will be aware of the memories Jonas received, the results of the memories, and the wisdom he gained as a result of the memori...
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An Analysis of the Book The Giver
The Giver is about a boy named Jonas who lives in the future in an almost perfect community. Jonas is chosen to be the person who carries all the memories of the past, given to him by the giver. It is by Lois Lowry. There are many good and bad things in the Giver. Some good things are that hardly anyone gets hurt. When peop...
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The Giver's Final Ending
The first thing Jonas did when he got to the bottom of the hill was make sure that Gabriel was all right. The newchild was freezing, but at least he was alive. Jonas then looked around. What he saw amazed him. There was a crowd of people who were as thick as the people in the community gathering together on the days of the...
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Why Jonas Escaped From the Community
Jonas's decision to escape the community was the biggest decision of his life; it took a plethora of dedication and bravery to take the initiative to leave. The community was established upon the idea of uniform; based in a world where everything and everyone was the same. Jonas and the Giver were the only two people who ha...
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A Review of the Book The Giver
_____________When Jonas was given the assignment, for first years, he
had gone through trainings needed to endure the hardships, and made it
through. Although as soon as he realized what his father killed one of
the twins, he started to feel sympathetic for his community, he
philosophizes if there is any clues dramatic...
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Comparing Pleasantville and The Giver
In the Giver and Pleasantville, the authors present a society that is trying to achieve Utopia. Utopia is a perfect world where everyone is happy. There are many similarities between Pleasantville and the Giver. For example in the giver the receiver releases his memories to the world and people have to deal with their pasts...
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Utopian Themes in Louis Lowry's The Giver
The community in The Giver is a bad living environment. The children are there to go to school in force to work at the age of 9 years old. There is many things wrong with that community first they have to follow the rules that are given. Second the kids are working at a young age in their life. Instead of working they could...
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Analyzing The Giver by Lois Lowry
In the Science-Fiction novel The Giver by, Lois Lowry the main characters name is Jonas. Jonas Lives in a community where people cant remember past history from more than a generation ago: the community is perfect and everything is the same. Jonas is selected to be different, and carry the memories of the past, and is told...
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A Review of the Novel The Giver by Lois Lowry
In The Giver by Lois Lowry, the citizens live in a world of aimlessness, where there is no emotions, no love, not even color, can you imagine? There are many characteristics about this futuristic world the citizens of “sameness”, per se, are living with that differentiate them from a “normal” world. First of all, they live...
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A Review of the Novel the Giver by Lois Lowry
Several weeks ago we read the book, The Giver by Lois Lowry. This is a
science fiction novel. When we began reading The Giver I was very
surprised. I had previously read the book before in fifth grade. The
plot of The Giver really disturbed me because in the story both babies
and the elderly were killed with no emotion...
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Summary of The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Giver, written by Lois Lowry, is about a twelve year old boy named Jonas. Jonas is a normal boy who lives in a hueless community. Life there was serene and peaceful and nothing ever changed until the day of the ceremony of twelve’s. It is when people were assigned a job until a certain age. Jonas was chosen as the new R...
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Analysis of The Giver
The Giver by Lows Lowry describes a perfect world without suffering, war and interpersonal prejudice. Jonas, the main character in The Giver, is selected to be a memory receiver and therefore awakens to the dreadful essence of his community. Though Jonas’s community pursues a utopian society, it is actually a dystopian worl...
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A Book Report of Lois Lowry's the Giver
The Giver By Lois Lowry The name of the book I read is "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. Another book she wrote is "Number the Stars". The books she writes are so descriptive you feel like you are right there next to the characters. Even thought she only gives minor details as to what the characters look lik...
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Lois Lowry's "The Giver" Is a Study of What It Means to Be Fully Human
Imagine a society without competition, hunger, jealousy and choices. Every member has been assign for a role in the community. The community keeps people thousand miles away from the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. There's only a Receiver who hold the burden to protect them. "The Giver" is written...
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A Research Paper on Louis Lowery's Book The Giver
This is a research paper about the book The Giver by Lois Lowery. I used sources, the paper includes quotes from many different references and a works cited page. It breaks down the story looking in from a different perspective; as if the world Jonas lives in takes away from the richness of humanlife. A Colorless World...
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An Analysis of The Giver by Lois Lowry
Jonas: The story starts as Jonas, a twelve- year-old boy, who is waiting for his life assignment. When he is given his assignment, he is chosen to be the Receiver of Memory. As the Receiver he has to get every memory from all over the world from the old Receiver he calls The Giver. The Giver: The Giver i...
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Government Suppression and Control in The Giver by Lois Lowry
In the book The Giver it talks about government control and suppression of its people. This, I feel, is a warning of what can happen if we do not remain active in our government through voting, holding of office, and many other choices that we are given. Throughout this paper, I will explain what I got from the book The Gi...
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Love Cannot Be Replaced by Technology as the Main Idea of Lois Lowry's SF Book The Giver
The Giver, by Lois Lowry is an interesting science fiction book. It tells a story of a boy living in a future society completely controlled by Elders. I get this message from the story: that technology, security and research will never be able to replace a feeling such as love. In a society where there is no freedom, there...
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A Literary Analysis of the Giver
In this book, the Giver, an old man gives all the memories of a world such as ours to a boy named Jonah. In this world there is no color, love, or twins, and the babies and children are bred by special people who have the job of birthmother. They then are adopted away. Everybody in the town has a special but awkward...
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A Literary Analysis of the Giver by Lois Lowry
I think that the book The Giver by Lois Lowry is a book that shows that it isnt good to be perfect or live in a perfect world. You dont get to experience many things that you experience in regular life. One example from the book is how Jonas doesnt like the job that the elders assigned to him. He didnt know what he was supp...
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The Role of Memories in The Giver by Lois Lowry
What would your life be like in a utopian society? Jonas knows what it is like. He has lived in one for twelve years. At the age of twelve he is chosen to be the Receiver. Through the essay one will be aware of the memories Jonas received, the results of the memories, and the wisdom he gained as a result of Memories...
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The Importance of Making the Right Choice in the Book, The Giver by Lois Lowry
Lois Lowrys The Giver: A Study of the Importance Choice Making Plays in the Ultimate Happiness of an Individual Lois Lowrys Newbery Award winning piece, The Giver, takes place in a futuristic society based on the concept of sameness. A life lacking colors, smells, feelings, music or choices, 12-year-old Jonas discovers,...
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A Review of the Novel, The Giver by Lois Lowry
Albert Giorgio July 14, 1999 Setting: The setting of this story is in a community that is confined with strict rules. Main Characters: The main characters are Jonas, Lily, Asher, Fiona, Jonas's Mother, Jonas's Father, and the Giver. Jonas is a twelve year old boy that is very keen, clever an...
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