Debate The Giver - In the book the Giver is described as an old man He is the only person who really knows what is going on in the community His

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Unformatted text preview: In the book, the Giver is described as an old man. He is the only person who really knows what is going on in the community. His role is to give the community advice and help, when they face something that they have not experienced. The community needs the Giver. For example in chapter 1, there is a plane in this community’s air, somebody wants to shoot it down, but the giver stops it, because he knows the consequence. Jonas’ community is ordered and ruled. Everything is same: their clothes, houses and lives. People follow the rules until they die. They know nothing about the true human life. The receiver of memory, the giver, is the only person who is able to know the true life. When Jonas is elected as the receiver of memory by the community and meets the Giver, his life is changed. Everything he believes in was controlled and hidden the real human his life is changed....
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This note was uploaded on 01/11/2012 for the course ADMS ADMS 3330 taught by Professor Adms3330 during the Winter '10 term at York University.

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