Examples Of Euthanasia In The Giver

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Mini-Research Essay “To his surprise, his father began very carefully to direct the needle into the top of the new child 's forehead, puncturing the place where the fragile skin pulsed.” (Lowry 149). In Lois Lowry’s The Giver, this is the way people of the community die, it seems unusual but people today choose to die of Euthanasia as well. In The Giver, Jonas finds out what happens when people get released from his community. Euthanasia is legal in some places but in certain places it is illegal.
In The Giver, Jonas believes that releasing or Euthanasia is bad and the wrong way to kill someone but to other people they believe it is a peaceful way to die. To start, a woman from Oregon has brain cancer and doesn’t want to live anymore.

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