Theme Of Corruption In The Giver

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Do you want your government to go corrupt,like in the book The Giver by Lois Lowry?Much evidence indicates that corruption has been around for thousands of years, but in recent years it has attracted increasing attention. If the government goes corrupt like in the book The Giver there would be no color to see, and you would not be able to have a twin brother or sister. In the book The Giver by Lois Lowry The main characters are Jonas and the Giver. The Giver is the person with all of the memories and Jonas is assigned to be the person who the giver transfers those memories to. After Jonas has lots of memories he and the giver realize that the government is corrupt and they make a plan to escape to a better place in the night. That night Jonas is getting ready to leave when he decides to grab Gabe, a baby that his family has been raising. Because Jonas has Gabe he decides to take his father's bike so he can put Gabe on the back of it. Jonas has no time to go get the giver so he leaves him. Jonas and gabe ride the bike in the night …show more content…

This theme is shown in the book when Jonas and the Giver plan to escape because they realized that the government is corrupt.This quote also tells us Even if something seems normal or perfect, it doesn't mean it is because Jonas realizes that only he and the giver can see color and that is his first indication that the government is corrupt because he knows if it was a normal place then everyone would be able to see color and be aloud to choose no to share their dreams.Another example that proves the theme is when Jonas was given a memory of his father killing a baby because it had a twin and they don't want two people in the society that look the same. (Lowry) “He killed it !My father killed it!”. Those are only some of the ways that the book the giver supports the theme. Even if something seems normal or perfect, it doesn't mean it

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