The Giver By Lois Lowry: An Analysis

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We Have The Right In the story The Giver people live in a place that might not even be called a world anymore because it has been taken over by people that want to make everything discipled. People that live there follow the community rules which is controlled by the elders. A twelve year old boy named Jonas has the power to make a difference in the community, but there be a challenge that no one has ever imagined. Although Lois Lowry communicates in, The Giver that the society is entirely utopian, Lowry uses the conditions of the communities to reveal the problem that being able to have emotion in ones life and not being able to have freedom. In the beginning of the book, Jonas thinks about his feelings “It was not what he was feeling now with December approaching. Jonas searched for the right word to describe his own feeling.”(pg. 18) What Jonas is trying to think is that he knows what he is feeling, but he really doesn't because he hasn't felt real pain. When he try's to search for the right words…show more content…
Then all of the citizens had been ordered to go into the nearest building and stay there. IMMEDIATELY, the rasping voice through the speakers had said. LEAVE YOUR BICYCLES WHERE THEY ARE. Instantly, obediently, Jonas had dropped his bike on its side on the path behind his family’s dwelling."(pg. 15) This quote shows how Jonas friends and family can't control there life. Not anymore because other people are running the world. They obey this person that they don't even know. They they don't know any better because they are taught that way, but why can't someone, someone stand up to the community and fight back. If just one of the receivers of memory could grant a few people what they have seen then the world, then it would change for the

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