Functionalism In The Giver

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One of the primary examples of functionalism appears the occupations the citizens hold. Jonas's mothers hold an exceptionally important role in society. His mother works for the department of justice in the community. Her job duty consists of punishing individuals who break the rules. At dinner, she explains to her family that she feels "disappointment." Jonas's mother feels disappointed in her daughter Lilly's teacher for making a wrong decision that led him to be released. In the movie, his mom states, "Well, he did need to be rehabilitated. And I know he was Lily's Teacher, but what was I supposed to do?" The statement above is a significant example of the functionalist perspective. His mother was able to put her emotions aside about Lilly's
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