Punishment In The Giver

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Outline Is it a honor or a punishment to be a receiver of memory. In a world where life is perfect and everyone and everything is also perfect. What happens when a twelve year old child in an utopia like society gets chosen for his most traumatic experience of his life yet. He has has to suffer physical pain from the Giver, no more time to do anything with his life, and can not apply for a release even if he does not want to.Jonas has the receiver of memory and it is a punishment to be a receiver of memory Jonas had to suffer and receiver mental and physical pain from the Giver.One instance when Joans first experienced pain for the first time is“Then, the first wave of pain. He gasped. It was as a if a hatchet lay lodged in his leg, slicing…show more content…
His mindless hours of playing ball, or riding his bike along the river? Those had been happy and vital time for him. Were they to be completely taken from him, now?”Jonas has to give up his own freedoms for the community which does not even have and cule of these memories.He was only allowed to train and then go home and he was not allowed to do anything else besides those steps. He was not allowed to hang out with his friends either. Which meant his time with Fiona and Asher were going to be shorter..Another reason that Jonas has the punishment of being the receiver of memory “2. Go immediately to your dwelling at the conclusion of Training Hours each day. One rule Jonas had was that he was not to do anything except immediately go straight home to his family unit. “5. From this moment you are prohibited from dream-telling. Jonas is not allowed to tell his dreams to anybody and if he has them he has no one to talk to about it. He can not take the medicine for the dreams either and constantly has the dreams. The only person he can talk to is the Giver. “3. From this moment you are exempted from rules governing rudeness. You may ask any question of any citizen and you will receive answers”Jonas can ask any question he desires from anyone. Since the community is not allowed to ask innapropriate questions.Since the community can not aks this it is a big honor for Jonas.Jonas can ask any question he desires. He can ask questions just out of pure curiosity for himself.This does not apply to any rules at all.Jonas can not apply for a release until he is done being trained by the Giver “She left here that day, left this room, and did not go back to her dwelling. I was notified by the Speaker that she had gone directly to the Chief Elder and asked to be released””Rosemary was the first receiver of memory and got a release after getting the metal pain memories. This event happened after Rosemary had received the memory of the
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