The Giver Ending Analysis

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The Giver is a book most people have read, but some might not be aware that there is actually a continuous scenario which the book Son concludes, therefore I will be introducing the book Son. The book is written by award winning author Lois Lowry, and she has gotten numerous influences from the occurences of her life. For example her journey around the world due to her father and husband’s job, her father’s memory loss, and the biggest factor; her son’s death in the Gulf War. From her broad and shocking experiences, Son is made up just like her life, exciting but distressing and devastating as well. While there is a message about life and bravery, Lois Lowry says that she has written books to express the importance of helping each other out…show more content…
On the other hand, there are some negative features, for example the fact that the story is quite draggy and there are not a lot of new developments in the middle part, so you might get bored. Another thing is that apart from the stagnant part, the ending is high pitched and evolves quickly, so I thought that it would be better if the ending was written more in detail. Plus, the ending was somewhat predictable and did not have a lot of impact so that was a bit disappointing since the story is long. However, there are positive points that outweigh the bad points, like the distinctive characters and the unique setting. The setting is something disparate from our world, but at the same time is not too unrealistic, probably because Lowry combined the conflicts in the world. In this part, I thought that Lowry got some hints from the different cultures and situations she has seen while traveling. Since there is no clear image of the environment and the characters, I thought people would have different interpretations and different images about the story. Another good thing is that you can feel the message throughout the story, because the author has not only written but woven the message into the storyline with the actions of the characters and the occurrences. For example when Claire loses her memory, the people in the Elsewhere care with love and compassion. I thought that this is…show more content…
You can feel the strong messages that Lois Lowry wanted to tell us of helping each other out and keeping your will and goal straight in your mind. It is a distinctive and exhilarating story with a unique setting and characters where you can still find connections and your own interpretations. Despite the stagnancy and predictability in some parts, the story itself is fairly enjoyable considering the interesting plot and the connection between the author’s life. The many themes; adventure, love, bravery, compassion and many more fascinate readers and is a highly recommendable book especially for those who have read the previous books in the
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