How Does The Giver Change

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Finding the Truth In a World of Lies No color. No love. No sunshine. In the novel, The Giver that Lois Lowry wrote that all changes when one boy gets a chance to be the Receiver of Memories and can finally change all the lives in his community. Jonas has been in an isolated community his whole life. Almost everyone has the same clothes, transportation, eyes and hair. Thanks to the Giver, Jonas changed and developed emotionally by the end of the book, by becoming stronger and wiser. Jonas was very weak in the beginning of the book, although by the end of the book he was brave and strong. He started stealing food and, and he even escaped for his community. “It was almost December, and Jonas was beginning to be frightened. No. Wrong word, Jonas thought. Frightened meant that deep, sickening feeling of something terrible about to happen” (Lowry 1). Although Jonas was more than frightened, he still developed in a way that will change his life forever. By the end of the book he was very strong and, he felt no sensitivity toward the community. For example, “He felt, surprisingly, no fear, nor regret at leaving the community behind” (Lowry 205). He felt nothing for his community. He was lied to and, he…show more content…
Jonas was now being very wise by taking the apple but, he knows that it is against the rules and that he would have to publicly apologize for taking it! In the end of the book Jonas is wise and goes through with a very solid plan that he and the Giver came up with, “Jonas reached the opposite side of the river, stopped briefly, and looked. The community where his entire life had been lived lay behind him now, sleeping. At dawn, the orderly, disciplined life he had always known would continue again, without him. The life where nothing was ever unexpected. Or inconvenient. Or unusual. The life without color, pain, and
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