Rulebreakers And Givers In Arthur Miller's The Giver

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The Giver Essay Jonas lives in a communist society where memories from the past don 't take place. His community is a hypocritical disaster, the elders break their own rules that they came up with, they take away color and don 't even tell anyone about the occurrence, and worst of all their own rule adherence worker breaks many of their rules, multiple times. Jonas 's society is full of rulebreakers and liers, and for their own sake are also hypocrites. First, The elders. Obviously the elders know what the outside world is like, they’ve been in this community the longest after all. They keep secrets from the society which is breaking one of the stronger rules, no lying. To begin, there is an elder named Larissa, she broke the rule of lying when talking to Jonas. Jonas was giving her a bath and he decided to ask where former member Roberto went after his release. Larissa did attend the ceremony so she knows exactly where Roberto went, but she chose to lie, to keep society from the truth. “‘Larissa where did Roberto go’ Jonas said ‘I don 't know’ Larissa said ‘I don 't know why they don 't allow children’” (41). Clearly this shows Larissa did know where Roberto went, she was one of the elders and the elders know everything. Also, they took away mountains and hid the fact of this occurrence from everyone and took a grasp on the climate. “And hills too’ ‘he waved his hand and caused the hills to disappear’” (106). With the disappearance of mountains and hills

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