Symbolism In The Giver By Lois Lowry

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The significance of the scene in the book, The Giver, by Lois Lowry, Jonas experiences seeing color for the first time, which sparks a memory within him. Jonas lives in a utopian society where color is not noticeable and everyone is the same. There is no color and everyone is the same because in their black and white society, they want everyone to be equal. Despite the innocent people being equal, they each do not have memories within them. The color red in this book plays a big role by symbolizing love, excitement and fear. While Jonas is playing catch with a colorless apple with his friend Asher, Jonas notices something odd with the apple. Jonas grabs the apple and notices a change with the apple. He questions his friend asher to see if he

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