In Document E no one has any memories of color which is one of the reasons of why Jonas was so upset about because since there was no color in the community people couldn’t decide. This also builds on the idea that people have no freedom because they don’t even get memories of color, they don’t get memories of feelings, they don’t get memories of anything besides what the community lets them know. The idea of them having no memories is also told in Document B where the Giver tells Jonas how he has to hold all of the painful memories and soon he will to. The other people in the community have no idea of any of these memories and sure some of the people who say that this could be good because they are protecting the people from anything painful, but this is also bad because that is the problem without them knowing what hurting yourself is they think they can do most things like jump off of high ledges or other cases where it will end in harm. Since they don’t know what pain is they wouldn’t know what hurts them and they will probably end up living dangerous lives just how they don’t know that release is actually where they kill
Due to this, much of their history and knowledge is forgotten. There society is very chaotic without books. To add to, even though the firemen burn books in the novel, that is not the reason the society doesn’t have knowledge. The reason they don’t have knowledge is because there is a law against reading and having books in possession. Just like Ray Bradbury says, “Just get people to stop reading them”, this is exactly what the government in Fahrenheit 451 does, and it works because the citizens have no clue of
Sadly, Charles Wallace is considered the moronic outcast, due to the fact that he refuses to speak to his peers. He denied himself to talk to others, since the circular in school was exhaustively too effortless. Therefore others inferred that he was incapable of speaking to them, hence they refused interaction with Charles Wallace. While Calvin is reading Genesis to Charles Wallace, Meg along with Mrs. Murry, were discussing Charles Wallace’s differences while questioning if Charles Wallace’s differences were tangible or psychological. " Charles Wallace understands more than the rest of us doesn’t he?"
The Puritans would despise the novel The You I’ve Never Known due to the characters’ weak family values, sinful lives, and lazy actions. The book The You I’ve Never Known has very weak family values, which would cause the Puritans to disapprove of the novel.
This will make them feel trapped, and less likely to contradict their controller or stand up for themselves. Take the rumours about Boo Radley for example. In Maycomb, a small town where everybody knows everybody, Boo Radley disappeared from the public eye and instantly became the subject of terrible rumours. If he ever needed help and tried to seek it from the people of Maycomb, it is very unlikely that anyone would help him due to how he was viewed: a troubled man who could be a potential threat to society. When Atticus says that there are many other ways of making people into ghosts, he means that it does not have to be physical intimidation.
With most characters denying their education and picking up troubled forms of entertainment, the print culture is ignored and misunderstood. It is clear that the characters in the show do not care or hold intellectual readiness to understand the educated print works; they go after the simpler leisure’s of society, like working on the streets to get easy cash. The Wire and Serial showed people rejecting help, to better benefit themselves. In episode two of The Wire, Michael refuses to take Marlo’s money, even though it would benefit him greatly.
Jonas refuses to go to the annex room because he doesn't want any more memories of pain. Jonas has a long way of memories to go, there could be good ones and bad ones. In The Giver Lowry writes, ”he didn't want the memories, didn't want the honor, didn't want the wisdom, did not want the pain”. This shows us that Jonas doesn't care about any of the wisdom, and honor, he just want no more pain and memories.
‘Because—he—is¬—trash, that’s why you can’t play with him. I’ll not have you around him, picking up his habits and learning Lord-knows-wat.’”(301). Aunt Alexandra hasn’t even met Walter Cunningham yet but is already judging him. She knows that he is a lower “social class” than the Finches and thinks that Walter will be a bad influence on Scout so she forbids Scout from playing with him.
In the Allegory of the Cave and Fahrenheit 451, people become blinded by what they do not know and differences between lifestyles. In the Allegory of the Cave no one knew what the outside world was like and as stated: “He wouldn’t be able to see things up on the surface of the earth, I suppose, until he’d got used to his situation.” People do not understand or try to understand what they do not know or what they do not agree with. In the book, people abolished books because there was a chance someone would disagree with it. Everyone contains only happiness, because they live in a society where they do not know everything, but they do not know what they do not know.
The resettlement does not bring anything but untold human misery. The people face cultural disruption and social alienation. Protests never help in such cases because the government won’t listen to the people. The resettlement will go ahead whatever happened, and if their help