Jonas Essays

  • Jonas Monologue

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    After jonas and gabriel heard the echo again and again the followed it until they couldn't go any farther jonas finally decided to look for bushes or hole to get in.When found some bushes he got into them and layed down and tried to think of something warm and hot.And somehow a dream of the summer time came to him and gabriel to him and warmed them up all night. It was the next morning and jonas fond gabe lying beside him.He woke gabe up and said. Time to get up it is morning. Time to go look

  • Jonas Experiences In The Giver

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    memories. In the beginning of the Giver Jonas believes that peace is better than freedom. He believes this due to the large amount of influence that the community has on its inhabitants. He thinks that if you don’t have to make these decisions and basically your life is planned for you, (giving them no choice or freedom over what they want to do), that is better than having to make decisions for yourself. Many of the realizations and new knowledge Jonas receives from the memories make him see the

  • Jonas Community In The Giver

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    Jonas’ Community is very unusual compared to our modern American society. In the book “The Giver” the characters have to live a strict and controlled life. Everyone has to follow the community’s rules. On pages 10-11 it states, “Lily, you know the rules. Two children--one male, one female--to each family unit”. According to this quote the rule is that each family is assigned to have only one boy and one girl. In our society there is not a limit to a certain amount of kids and they can be any gender

  • Jonas 'Change In The Giver'

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    have it. Well that how Jonas the receiver of memory feels, “It 's just that... without the memories it 's all meaningless.” (133) He would do anything including leave the community and possibly die, just to return the memories. Everyone in the community follows strict restricting rules and are deprived of many joys in life, but they don’t realize. These restrictions include no color, no feelings, climate control, not real family, no animals, the list goes on and on. Jonas is a determined 12, which

  • Jonas: Changing The Community In The Giver

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    those things. Jonas sees the world, emotionless, blank. He wants to change it. The community chose Jonas to be the Receiver. The most important assignment in the community. He must receive memories from the current receiver. The chief elder made the decision to make only one person bear the burden of the memories. Everyone thinks the community is perfect, a utopia, but Jonas sees all the flaws .Jonas changes throughout The Giver and as a result, tries to change the community. Before Jonas became the

  • Differences Between Jonas And The Giver

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    Jonas had only been given more and more memories as the years passed by. He had changed very much from before he was given the assignment as Receiver of Memory. He believed that everybody should be able to see in colors, and understand love, but when he learned about why people of the community could no longer make their own choices, he certainly agreed with the Giver. He believed that people could make so many wrong decisions and choices that would affect their world in so many negative ways which

  • Jonas 'Obedience As Depicted In The Giver'

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    Jonas is very obedient and wants tofit in. (SIP-A) Jonas obedience leads him to accept his society like everybody else in his society. (STEWE-1) Jonas has just begun to learn more about colors. He feels that he wants all the colors. He wants everyone to know about the colors. Jonas things that the community safer without making choices, even if it is the choice to choose what color T-shirt do you want to wear in the morning. Jonas think that choices lead to bigger choices that

  • Chapter Summary: Jonas And Missed The Giver

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    Using his final strength and the knowledge that was deep inside him, Jonas found the sled that was waiting for him at the top of the hill. Numbly his hands fumbled for the rope. As he started to ride the sled like he had done so many times before, Jonas thought of all the people he had left behind. His mother and father. Lily, his playful little sister. Asher, his best friend. And there was sweet, caring Fiona. Most of all, however, he missed the Giver; the only one who ever loved him. While the

  • Jonas In The Giver, By Lois Lowry

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    protagonist named Jonas. Jonas is a very selfless person throughout the novel. He is this way due to the fact that he instantly took away the Givers pain without hesitation, he risks his life for the better of the community, and he puts Gabe’s life before his own when he was starving and freezing. Jonas came to training one day and instantly notices The Giver is in horrible pain. The Giver had asks Jonas to go home for the day so he wouldn’t have to see him suffering, but instead of leaving, Jonas stays and

  • Jonas 'Accepting Differences In The Giver'

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    novel Jonas is trying to discover who he actually is and accept his differences. As he discovers conflicts throughout the novel his character begins to change, he acquires new traits he finds individuality in the midst of conformity, his curistoy of elsewhere makes him vaillant, he becomes heedful as he unearths his community's past. JONAS BECOMES MORE INDIVIDUALISTIC Throughout the giver Jonas outwardly conforms while inwardly questioning his society. This affects the work by presenting Jonas with

  • Jonas Givens Jr Interview

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    Jonas Givens Jr. is the wise, loving, and caring 84-year-old man who gave me an intriguing look as to what life was like as a child in the 1930’s through being an elderly man in 2015. He is also my last living grandparent and this interview gave me the perfect opportunity to learn more about him and his life. I’ve always been particularly interested in how our childhood and young adult lives differed considering the fact that he always makes it a point to tell me how spoiled the world has me, and

  • Polio: Jonas Salk

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    about it. Exploration is very important to human survival in all subjects, from history to math to science. Jonas Salk is a perfect example for exploration. He explored something that would help the United States for many years to come. This is a perfect example of the term “exploration”. “Hope lies in dreams, in imagination and in the courage of those who dare to make dreams into reality."- Jonas Salk. In the 1950’s thousands of children were infected with polio, causing fear among many parents.

  • The Similarities Between 'Except Jonas And The Giver'

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    only see like black and white. Except Jonas because he has the power to " see beyond ".The community is weak because they do not know pain because they don't know anything they live in a world where everything is good and that's why the receivers job is hard because there whole life they lived in a "great" world. Not only that but no one is unique, there are No secrets in the community and that is bad because you can't have adventures. That is why Jonas and the giver are trying to give the community

  • • How Does Lowry Present The Character Of Jonas In The Giver

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    How does Lowry present the character of Jonas in ‘The Giver? In Lois Lowry’s ‘The Giver’ Jonas’ character is presented through different perspectives throughout the novel. In the beginning, Jonas is an ‘ideal’ character with an obedient mind. Throughout this text, he discovers wisdom which teaches him about individuality. As the novel evolves Jonas discovers emotions and gets the chance to change his and everyone else’s lives. Jonas’ world is a dystopia set in the future trying to control what can

  • Jonas Salk: The First Polio Vaccine

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    system and cause muscle paralysis and even death. Jonas Salk, an American virologist, announced his development of the polio vaccine in 1953. Forever, all over the world, people worshiped athletes, inventors, war heroes, superheros-but a medical researcher? Jonas Salk was breaking new ground with the polio vaccine, weather he liked it or not, he was. Who knew, one successful vaccine could turn him into a celebrity in an instant. Jonas Salk was born on October 28,1914 to Daniel and

  • How Did Jonas Salk Conquering Polio

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    Jonas Salk, Conquering Polio Jonas Salk, the man who saved the world in the 1990’s from a widespread epidemic was born on October 28, 1914. He put all of his hardworking talent into saving lives one step at a time and growing up as any one person would, leading him to his legacy. Jonas Salk led to the improvement of medicine and became a hero for saving many peoples lives from the Polio disease. When Salk created the Polio vaccine, he became the leading scientist of the 20th century. Salk was

  • Jonas's Decisions In 'The Giver'

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    book The Giver, which is Jonas, only realizes this once he gains the memories from the Giver.(BS-1) In the beginning of the book Jonas respected the rules of the community and he always listened to them, but when he got his job as the receiver of memory he received some rules that he is skeptical about.(BS-2) Throughout the middle of the book Jonas has received more memories and they are changing him in different ways and it is causing him to be more isolated.(BS-3) Jonas and the Giver are the only

  • How Does The Giver Return To The Community

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    community? Well, this is the decision that Jonas has to choose in the novel The Giver by Lois Lowry. Jonas lives in a community of sameness and he is not even related to his family. Jonas gets the unique job of Receiver, where he receives memories of pain, and emotions, experiences death, and can experience color, unlike everyone in his community. It eventually is too much for him and Jonas wants to leave his community. In this essay, I will explain how Jonas leaving his community Will force everyone

  • How Does The Giver Influence The Theme Of Memory And Character Development

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    is shown that Jonas’ character development throughout the novel influences the theme of memories being essential to understand human nature in several ways. For instance, this idea can be supported on page 160 when Jonas whispered to Gabriel at night about memories. He told Gabriel, even though he was asleep, that things could possibly change with memories such as love, colors, and grandparents. He just knew there could be a way for the community to be different. Along with that, Jonas secretly finds

  • The Giver Argumentative Essay

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    would pass onto Jonas if I were the Giver would be the memory of a big sports final, the Super Bowl. “Hey Giver!”, Jonas said happily. “Sit down Jonas, it is a big day. I have something special today. Now that you have gotten better, you deserve a treat. I am showing you the Superbowl,” I explained. “The Super Bowl?” “Oh right Jonas, you do not know about football, so first I am going to show you football.” The Giver said. I gave Jonas the memory of football. After it was finished, Jonas was stunned