Who is Benjamin in the book The Giver?
Benjamin is a non important character. He volunteers in the community hospital a lot, and has created a new machine that helps the citizens recover faster.
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In The Giver, The Giver helps Jonas by giving him memories of things like pain, love, and happieness
If you want to know read to book. I liked the book. ANSWER 2: the Giver is the only smart one in the community. reason 4 this is because he has all the memories of the pa…st from when the community is normal. Jonas will receive all these memories, and pass them on thousands of years later. but the book does not end in this way. u must read the book, it is a unforgetable adventure. any more questions? click happyapple98 at the bottom of this (it is in very small print) and comment on my message board, and i will put more detail into your question. can you help me with my book report its due tomorrow but i only got to more things to do, so can you? yes of course, what can i do to help you?
He never told Jonas what his name was, so he is simply 'The Giver.'
In the novel "The Giver", the Giver tells Jonas that the job and the memories are his life. However, the Giver is said to take walks, and read books after his work.
The gift of memory and history.
Make them more responsible
because the person who gives Jonas the memories used to be the receiver of memory but since Jonas is the new receiver of memory, the old receiver of memory calls himself the g…iver because he GIVES the memories
Benjamin is the Eleven who has spent most of his volunteer hours at the Rehabilitation Center where injured people are treated. Because of his experience there, Benjamin is sa…id to be as skilled as the Directors at the Center, and his Assignment will most likely be at the Rehabilitation Center.
Jonas begins The Giver feeling uneasy about the upcoming Ceremony of Twelve, where he will receive the Assignment that determines his vocation for the rest of his working li…fe. That night, at the nightly sharing of feelings, after his sister, father, and mother discuss their emotions, his parents comfort him about his worries. They remind him that his life will change after the Ceremony, but they reassure him that the Committee of Elders has been watching him closely and will give him an appropriate Assignment. Jonas's father brings home a newchild who needs extra care, and they call him Gabriel, although Father is not yet supposed to know the child's name. Lily decides that she will begin volunteering hours at the Nurturing Center after she turns Nine, and Jonas recalls a strange incident where he saw an apple suddenly change before returning to the same nondescript shade as his shirt. The next day, he joins Asher and Fiona at the House of the Old, where Larissa tells him about Roberto's release ceremony, after which Roberto will go Elsewhere. Then, after a sexually charged dream involving Fiona that forms Jonas's first Stirrings, his parents give him the pills that will suppress these Stirrings. At the Ceremony, Jonas sits through the Naming at the Ceremony of One, which Gabriel will miss because the Nurturers have decided to give him an extra year of care before deciding whether to assign him a family unit or to release him. Lily turns Eight, and the new Nines receive bicycles as a sign of new independence. The Ceremony of Twelve begins uneventfully, as the often hasty but always good-humored Asher receives the Assignment of Assistant Director of Recreation and Fiona receives that of Caretaker of the Old. However, the Chief Elder skips Jonas, which mortifies him until they announce that he has been selected as the new Receiver of Memory for the community, an important position that requires intelligence, courage, and the Capacity to See Beyond, which Jonas has previously experienced with the apple. Jonas feels nervous and isolated at his selection, and his instructions are strange in that they allow him to be rude, ask questions, and lie, while prohibiting him from taking medication for his training and from applying for release. The old Receiver, who calls himself The Giver, informs Jonas that he is now the new Receiver and will have to receive the memories of generations of the whole world, which The Giver transmits by touch and remembrance. Jonas's first new memory is that of riding a sled down a snowy hill, and The Giver explains that after the establishment of Sameness and Climate Control, many of these things have been eliminated. The Giver also gives Jonas the memory of sunshine and sunburn to give Jonas a hint of the pain that is to come in his training. After seeing a change in Fiona's hair, Jonas informs The Giver, who concludes that Jonas has the capacity to see color, unlike other members of the community. Scientists tried to get rid of color at the onset of Sameness, but they did not entirely succeed. Jonas and The Giver discuss how Sameness has gotten rid of individual choice, although it may perhaps have made the world safer by eliminating the possibility of wrong choices, such as in choosing spouses, although as The Receiver, Jonas will never be able to share his whole life with a future spouse, since he cannot speak of his work. They also discuss the previous Receiver-in-Training's failure, after which unwanted memories escaped into the community and caused havoc, an incident that reminded the community of The Receiver's role as the vessel for these memories. Jonas asks for more painful memories, so The Giver introduces him first to a broken leg and later to more serious pains such as starvation and neglect. These memories give The Receiver wisdom to advise the Elders, who do not want to bear the memories themselves. At home, Jonas discovers that Gabriel is capable of receiving memories, and at his training, he eventually helps ease The Giver's suffering by taking from him the terrible memory of war. As recompense, The Giver transmits some joyful memories, including that of family, grandparents, and love, all of which are missing in the community's family units. Jonas instinctively feels that the absence of love is wrong, although he initially denies his instincts in favor of what his society has taught him. Others in the community do not understand Jonas's thoughts, as his parents deride the term "love" as imprecise and as Asher fails to understand why Jonas does not approve of the imitation war games he plays with the children. When Jonas's father is scheduled to release a newchild because it is a twin, Jonas asks The Giver about release, who mentions that in his previous failure, his daughter Rosemary became the Receiver-in-Training but chose release because she did not want to bear all the memories of pain. The Giver then shows Jonas a tape in which Jonas's father is shown to release the infant by euthanizing him through lethal injection. Jonas is devastated by this revelation, and he and The Giver decide that he should run away so that the memories will be released into the community. They both hope that The Giver can teach the community to regain wisdom and emotion through the memories rather than to force the memories away. Jonas is forced to leave ahead of schedule in order to save Gabriel from release, so he sets off with inadequate supplies. As they leave the community, they experience first the joys of nature and wildlife and then the fear of cold and starvation as they leave the area of Climate Control into a snowy region. Finally, Jonas finds what he perceives as the hill from his first transmitted memory, and he hears music and sees Christmas lights, believing that he has found an Elsewhere that has what the community lacked. However, the ending leaves unclear whether Jonas has truly found Elsewhere or is simply hallucinating as he freezes to death. So it sounds like a good book! Must Read!
The Giver was the old Reciever who was transferring the memories of the world to the new Recicver (Jonas).
There was a rule against bragging.
The second book is called 'Gathering Blue'. The book is set in a dystopian society. Kira, lame from birth and orphaned as a young teenager, lives in a brutish, cruel society…, where there is no room for the weak, the sick, or the different. Kira survives only because of her skill at embroidery; she is taken to work for the village council, restoring a symbolic robe that is integral to the Ruin Song Gathering, an important local ceremony. As Kira works on the robe, she searches both for the missing color (blue) and the truth about her society and the council members. With the help of two other artists working for the council, and a friend from the village, Kira finds the truth about her world and uses that knowledge to begin to change things. The third book is called 'The Messenger' In Village, outcasts from other places, often wounded or handicapped in mind, body, or spirit, have always been welcome. It's a simple place, but friendly and kind. It welcomed little Matty when he appeared one day out of Forest, though his abusive past had made him a thief and liar, and soon enough softened him with kindness. Taken in by Seer, an old blind man who can see what others cannot, he has grown into youth and hopes to become Messenger when he is given his adult name. But things are changing: people are becoming less kind, and talking about closing Village to outsiders, Forest hides a malevolence that is making it lethally dangerous, and Matty is beginning to discover within himself a gift for healing that frightens him. When Seer sends him to fetch Kira from her village on the other side of Forest before Village is closed, Matty does not know if he can bring both of them safely back.
Sorry, Jonas never got a sequel.
the giver is a man who gives memories to the future giver.The giver makes sure that bad things don't happen in the community from past times.