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    In Lois Lowry 's The Giver Lowry explores the idea of sameness. In the community of The Giver anything different is deemed rude. This type of utopia ensures that there is no hierarchy, no poverty, and no “bad” decisions. Utopia like this can often turn into a kingdom, but in the community of The Giver the system that is in place makes sure that this never happens works very well. In the community of The Giver there is no hierarchy, this makes everything the same for everyone, and because everything

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    How you ever considered how lucky you are to be human, knowing about the past, your amazing gift to express emotions and how you feel? In the book The Giver by Lois Lowry, the community is made up of people, but they are not truly human; they do not show emotions or any other human traits. All but one, Jonas, are people who do not understand their world, do not know about their past, do not show emotions or take risks, and they do not have memories. Because Jonas takes risks, he is able to grow in

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    The Giver Lois Lowry Hey, do you use your rights? The Giver by Lois Lowry is a book about a boy in a futuristic society who learns what his world was really like. When people think about the Giver they think of a very bad book because critics say that this book is bad and inappropriate but it 's really not. This book has a lot of very amazing moments that anyone can connect to. It has a moral lesson about that no one can keep any man or woman in a world with no pain or feelings because it 's not

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    surprisingly, no fear, nor any regret at leaving the community behind. But he felt a very deep sadness that he had left his closest friend behind.” (page 153). If Jonas’ community was a utopian society, why would he have left? In the novel The Giver, by Lois Lowry, Jonas lives in a world without color, love, individuality, memories, and pain. As captivating as it sounds, a world without these qualities seems flavorless to me. Restricted to the extent that they isolate a single person to bear all the memories

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    think and live how they want you to live. I have three examples in: The Giver, Civil Rights Movement, and the American Revolution these components demonstrates why, it 's better to have liberty than to being sheltered. In the book, The Giver, by Lois Lowry, a boy named Jonas lives in a sheltered community. It is ran where liberty is non-existent. Structured marriages, jobs already determined. On the ceremony of twelve or everyone twelve year old birthday, Jonas receives his job as the receiver of

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    Number the Stars: A Critique of Fiction Europe and the rest of the world were turned upside down during World War II and the German occupation. Lois Lowry’s Number the Stars, published in 1989 by Houghton Mifflin Company in Boston, focuses on the perspective of the people of Denmark at the beginnings of the Holocaust. Annemarie, a young Danish girl, discovers what it means to be brave when she finds herself and her family must come to the aid of a group of Jews fleeing German persecution, most notably

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    Literary Analysis: The Giver Imagine a world where everything seems perfect but truly it is not as pleasant as it appears. In The Giver by Lois Lowry shows us a community in the future with no feelings at all. Jonas a twelve year old boy knows his life as it is and one evening he learns the truth about the community. Jonas set’s off into a adventure to change it all. Character,conflict,and symbolism makes the reader see thru the eyes of a twelve year old in a place of slavery disguised without

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    Let’s just take a moment to imagine no color,no feeling,no memories of anyone or anything outside of your town,and no freedom to choose what you want to do. “The Giver” by Lois Lowry is all those things I just described and so much more. It’s a utopian society with a deeper reality than said. Our society and “The Givers” society are almost completely reversed , yet they have some run of the mill similarities. Don’t be startled by what I am about to inform you about…. In “The Giver” they cannot

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    The Giver The author of The Giver, Lois Lowry portrays a science fiction world where in the future many important items, customs, and emotions are lost and forgotten in a utopia society where apparently "everything is perfect." Firstly, the customs in The Giver are so unique and different compared to regular society it may seem a bit bizarre. The “Dream Telling” is a tradition when people in Jonas’ society have breakfast and express their dreams and how they felt during their dream (their opinions

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    What if everyone in your world was the same? In the book the Giver by Lois Lowry the community he’s created everyone is the same except for the reciever who holds all the memories of the world. I will be explaining why sameness is good, bad, and what sameness is to Jonas. Sameness is good because everyone is the same and nobody can be better than someone else. Nobody can see color or feel things in the commnity which means no one can see more or less than someone else and no one can be angry

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    is what makes people unique. If everyone was the same the world would not be interesting and everyone and everything would be boring. The same things happen over and over again. Nothing changes or nothing interesting happens. The Giver novel by Lois Lowry shows that with sameness, no ones life has many good advantages but shows to us the readers, many disadvantages. "We gained control of many things. But we had to let go of others." If sameness ruled the world then we wouldn 't have any choice

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    a world where you had no choice. No choice of a job, not even a choice of a mate! Everything was decided for you already. If you knew there was a better way of life would you fight for it? Well that 's what Jonas did in the book “The Giver”( by Lois lowry) . Jonas is the protagonist in the book, and there are many things he 's unsure about in his society. Jonas (protagonist) challenges his society by , disagreeing with the ‘release’ of the elderly and imperfect babies, disagreeing with color blindness

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    All characters in books have a multifarious of traits. However, their true traits are shown when they are trying to survive. In the books The Giver by Lois Lowry and Enclave by Anne Aguirre the main characters have different traits, but when they are trying to survive they reveal who they truly are. Deuce from Enclave and Jonas from The Giver have totally different lives. Deuce used to live in the tunnels with the rest of her community fighting of dangerous freaks(monster-like humans with large claws)

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    answer to one question: what is the meaning of life? In Lois Lowry’s novel The Giver, the community and the Elders who run it have their own answer-- to be a part of society and keep the community “perfect”. However, by getting rid of the aspects of life that cause problems, they are eliminating the purpose of living. Without choice, complex emotions, or individuality, life would not be special or have any meaning, something that the community in Lois Lowry’s novel does not understand. The ability to

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    Imagine a place where everything is the same, there is no color, and you can 't make decisions for yourself. Jonas thinks that he lives in a utopia, but really he lives in a place like this. Jonas is the main character in The Giver by Lois Lowry. Jonas is an eleven year old, soon to be twelve. He feels apprehensive about being twelve. In the Book The Giver each child goes through a ceremony that determines what their assignment (or job) will be the age of twelve. Jonas changes throughout The Giver

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    Love, fear, anger, happiness, and sadness are all emotions that make our life interesting and complete. But imagine for a second a world without love, anger, or even pain, what kind of world would this be? In the book, The Giver, written by Lois Lowry, you plunge into a utopian society that has no feelings or pain, and is overwhelmed with sameness, and the main character, Jonas, disembarks on a quest to fix his oh-so-perfect community. Throughout the book, Jonas progresses as a dynamic character

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    Megan Morecraft Honors English II Mrs. Drake September 28, 2016 Equality’s True Motive Similar to The Giver by Lois Lowry, the society (in The Giver) is built upon rules that restrict the motives and individualities of the people that live within the community. For example, in The Giver the Elders of the society took away the ability to see color and feel love for one another by making the people resort to sameness. The protagonist, Jonas, was special like Equality in Anthem, because both of the

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    The Giver is like a utopia place, By Lois Lowry. Is it worth trading freedom for happiness, security, and comfort? I don’t think freedom is worth giving up for happiness, security, and comfort, because having freedom might make you happy in some ways, because a lot of people don’t have freedom. But still I wouldn't. And you can’t really have happiness without freedom. Freedom is very important because how won’t you have a perfect world without freedom. The purpose of this essay is to argue whether

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    If there is no choice would the world be a better place? In the book The Giver Lois Lowry there is something called sameness giving citizens no choice for anything to keep everyone safe in the community. Jonas (protagonist) thought his world was perfect until he became a receiver and realized how corrupted his world truly was and how beautiful life long ago was with color and difference. The three main differences between Jonas’s society and reality are family, release, and memories. Family is one

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    Giver by Lois Lowry, Jonas learns those who never take risks never grow, without memories, knowledge is useless, and that those who do not feel sorrow, cannot know joy. One of the first things Jonas learns is those who never take risks, never grow. He learns this in many situations, but one of the ways he learns is the hardest. For example, Jonas took a risk in the book, by accepting his assignment of Receiver. “He certainly didn’t want to be late for his first day of training either” (Lowry 92). Jonas

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