ENG 262- Final Paper

ENG 262- Final Paper - Nicholas Connolly Eng 262 B Dr...

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Nicholas Connolly Eng 262- B Dr. Bernheim 12/17/2010 The Connect Between The Giver and Number the Stars Lois Lowry’s two award-winning books, Number the Stars and The Giver, have many similarities and connections despite there compete differences in setting and culture. Number the Stars , published 1989, is a novel about a young girls struggle with growing up in Copenhagen during the Nazi regime. The young girl, Annemarie is forced to adapt to the changes going on due to those around her trying to save the Danish Jews. The Giver, published in 1993, is about a future utopian society that struggles with staying utopian. Jonas, the main character, is a young boy who is also forced to adapt to the changes of growing up and accept his society even though he sees many issues. Both The Giver and Number the Stars share the connections of the two main characters, Annemarie and Jonas, figuring out that there are problems with the way their society is ran, and being put into a situation where they are the only ones who can solve the problem to make things right. In Number the Stars, the Nazi Germans have invaded and taken over Denmark. There is worry around the city of Copenhagen that the Nazi’s will come in and take away the Jews. This puts fear into the people of Denmark because there is much uncertainty of what is happening and the Nazi’s has already taken many Jews. Annemarie Johansen, is a
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course ENG 262 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Miami University.

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