Examples Of Memory In The Giver

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Outline Imagine being chosen a job for a lifetime, but this job had a lot of pain, and loneliness. Well that what it was like for Jonas. Which makes Jonas being selected to be the receiver of memory is more like a punishment than an honor. Jonas has to deal with the pain that comes from the memories. He is missing out on things others can do. Jonas knows things and he can't tell anyone about them.

Jonas has to deal with the pain that comes from the memories. According to the novel “The Giver”on page 104 it says, “Limping, Jonas walked home, pushing his bicycle , the evening. The sunburn pain had been so small, in comparison, and had not stayed with him. But this ache lingered.”This demonstrates that after the memory of the ice scraping his leg ended stayed with him even though he the memory had been over. “Is something wrong, Jonas?’ his father asked at the evening meal. ‘You’re so quiet tonight. Aren’t you feeling well? Would you like some medication?’ But Jonas remembered the rules. No medication for anything related to his training.” pg. 104 He has this pain in his leg, but instead of him just taking medication to get rid of the pain. He
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According to the novel the “The Giver” it says , “The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” pg. 145 He has to hold these memories by himself and he sits in this room with a bunch of books that he has to read by himself In the novel it also say, “So if I have a spouse, and maybe children , I will have to hide the books from them?” pg. 97 If Jonas were able to get a family, he would have to hide things from them. Some people might say this, “Very frightening. I can’t even imagine it. We really have to protect people from wrong choices.” pg. 93 Hisjob was to hold memories to protect the people from choosing wrong, but it stops him from living like the others do. He has to hide things, and he knows the
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