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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The book "THE GIVER" is about a boy who go's through a strict life and then go though puberty called the stirrings which is when he has a nead for sex with this one girl so he has to take pill and then he gets chosen or something like that and i havent read the rest of the book
I hated it, if you like stories with horrible endings this is the book for you. This however is my own opinion I personally HATE this book.
in the end, Jonas escapes with the little boy that was going to get killed. he then finds another town.... which is part of the sequel.
I'm only 13 so correct me if I'm wrong , but I think the reason that Lois Lowry called the book " The Giver" is because the old man who has all of the memories gives them to Jonas, making him the giver. The giver is an important character who teaches Jonas many things about life and gives him a lot …of wisdom other than what is passed on though memories. He also helps Jonas escape with Gabe. all in all, my theory is that the author chose this title because of the significance this character has in the main character's (Jonas's) life. ( Full Answer )
Is an amazing book! MUST READ! I cannot tell you because I will spill the beans! JUST READ IT!
In The Giver, The Giver helps Jonas by giving him memories of things like pain, love, and happieness
dont lie dont bring food out of recreation area MUST have a dull life to get realeased the nurturers inject someone with poison they die and then are basically thrown away
The Receiver of memory; Jonas will take lessons with the "Giver", training him to become the future "Giver". What the receiver does is take memories of things like color, animals, snow and other things nonexistent in Jonas's world. He will become the most knowledgeable man in all of his world. He wi…ll be called for when the people are in a time of panic or when they do not no what to do. ( Full Answer )
Yes there will be one. The release date is not known but spoiler(scroll down to know) It is about Gabriel.
Personally, I didn't like it! It is officially my favorite book ever! It supplies food for thought and proves some good points. Though I try to make my answers unbiased, I will say that I didn't like the book that much. I mean, it has some superb elements to it, but I think the actual writin…g was a bit simple for the enormity of the plot. On the other hand, it actually makes you think what will lie in the future for mankind and other fascinating subjects. I suggest you check out the plot to see if you like it, and if the theme applies to your unique taste. ( Full Answer )
How to save a life : the fray(when Jonas is receiving memories, heis saving people the burden of knowing memories) good song Runaway by: Linkin park (When Jonas runs away from his society,there are some intense moments, and this song: Runaway, is hardrock and gives an intense feeling.) idk Beautif…ul Girls by: Sean Kingston (when Jonas sees how beautifulFiona is.. this could be playing) love it What I've Done By: Linkin Park (Could play when Jonas perceiveswhat war, hunger, and other bad things in the world are) Shadow of the Day by: Linkin Park (When Jonas is mad at the factthat he has to carry all the memories and nobody else in thecommunity will ever know what he has gone through. Also, could playwhenever Jonas is depressed) What is love: the haddaways (when Jonas asks his parents if theylove him. They answer love is so vague "what is love" There is also a song called Every Day is exactly the same. Itexplains how there is no love or pain ad how he has leave that lifebehind. good song Taking Chances-Celine Dion, relates to the book because Jonasdoesn't know anything about his community and past. and he wants tochange the way his community/society think and tell them the truthby taking chances. ( Full Answer )
At one point in the novel, Jonas and the Giver are discussing Sameness. Jonas says that he would like to have a choice in some thing for example he would like to choose the color of the tunic he wears (remember he can see color and others can't). They discuss a few other fairly trivial things. But t…hen they scoff at the idea (and the chaos it would cause) of people being able to choose their mates or their jobs! The community chooses Sameness because they believe that if everything is the same and people don't have any choices that bad things won't happen. Now obviously the whole point of the book is to question this and as Jonas learns more and more, he comes to realize that his community is a disaster. The advantages would be that if everyone is the same, there won't be prejudice, etc. But of course on the flip side of that is that there is no diversity. ( Full Answer )
There is not a year given. It is a work of fiction, probably sometime in the future. The goal of The Giver is to show how humans crave routine and want to keep everyone happy to the extent that it takes away all fun and excitement in life. Jonas, the main character, is forced to hold in everything t…hat would upset the rest of the population like pain but also pleasure and happiness. ( Full Answer )
There are several types of foreshadowing the The Giver. WhenJonas sees the apple, Fiona's hair, the faces, and the books, weknow that something is going to happen corresponding to thesechanges. Another example is when Lily points out the difference inJonas's and Gabe's eyes. This shows us that som…ething is differentabout them and later we find out what that is. Further examples arewhen the rules say "You may lie" because this causes us to believethat people could be lying all the time. There are other examplesbut those are some of the general ones. ( Full Answer )
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 past from when the community is normal. Jonas will receive all these memories, and pass them on thousands of years later. but t…he 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? ( Full Answer )
Conflict arises when Jonas becomes aware of reality as he receives Memories. This awareness is very unsettling to him. He begins to mentally revolt against some of the restrictions placed on community members.
When Jonas leaves to help the community from doing bad things byleaving and giving all the memories to them to make them understandwhat they are doing wrong.
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.
1. There is no lying 2. You must use precise language 3. You must share feelings at dinner 4.You must share dreams at breakfast 5. You must take pills for stirrings 6. You must finish volunteer hours 7. You can only have two kids, one boy and one girl 8. There is no fighting …9. Adults and children can't look at each other nude 10. Respect elders 11. Be respectful 12. Can't ride a bike before the age of nine 13. Girls must wear ribbons until the age of nine 14. Must get a life assignment at Ceremony of Twelve 15. You must apologize for bad things ( Full Answer )
Its about this boy who doesn't want to be given all of the history from before time and doesn't want his father to kill this baby so he plans to run away with the baby
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 giver 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 said to be as skilled as the Directors at the Center, and his Assignment will most likely be at the Rehabilitation Center.
Jonas is the main character in the book. Later on he meets the previous receiver, who becomes the giver when he starts to give Jonas his memories. Jonas learns how much most people in his society don't know.
Comfort objects are normally stuffed animals given to a child at birth and there taken away when the are eights.
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 life. 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! ( Full Answer )
Well if what you are asking is what I think it is, you would go A and then you would say a word and describe it like A could be for apple and you would say that the apple is the first glimpse of red and therefore it could work. then you would go b, c, d, e and so on .
the main characters in the book the giver is the actual giver, Jonas, and Gabriel!.
The moral of The Giver is that no one is perfect and you can't create a perfect society.
I would say the 'sharing of feelings' during dinner. Even the Giver points out to Jonas that they are the only ones with feelings.
Nurturers meaning caretakers of babies release meaning to kill by lethal injection stirrings meaning crush
In reality: He was not developing as fast as the other children and rules stated he should have been. He is underweight and does not sleep through the night. In symbolism: Symbolically, the reason he couldn't sleep soundly, was because he was deprived of love.
Jonas is chosen by the Elders as the Receiver of Memory, where he receives special training from the Giver.
The Giver was the old Reciever who was transferring the memories of the world to the new Recicver (Jonas).
the apple was the first thing the main character saw in color. it was just a flash but he saw red for the first time.
Hills created complications and the community wanted as few complications as possible. Thus, hills were eliminated.
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. ( Full Answer )
The receiver is the person who receives the feelings of the giver so that he knows what everything means.
I am reading it right now, and was wondering about that! My theory is that pets would cause allergies, or that people would become self conscious about eating meat. I think the book has way too many restrictions. I mean, seriously, giving up color?
The Giver says "forgive me" in the end of the chapter because he gave Jonas the memory of war. He's apologizing to Jonas because he has hurt him by giving him this memory.
the people who dont like it when it goes around in the sky or in the atmoeshpere
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.
The giver treats Jonas with love and care. Once Jonas learned about love, The Giver tells Jonas that they have a great bond and that he loves him dearly.
Inger in the book is a girl who is in the same Ceremony of Twelve as Jonas, and gets chosen to be a birth mother. Jonas thinks at the time that Inger was a good pick for the job, because she is very lazy so she wouldn't mind sitting around getting pregnant, and also that she will be able to be withs…tand the hard labor that follows this particular assignment. ( Full Answer )
1. Recievers such as Jonas and Gabe, as well as those who have the potential to be one, have pale, light grey eyes. Others have dark grey. 2. In chapter 3, we learn Jonas once stole an apple from the recreation center and was chastised over a loudspeaker. Although the speaker did not use his name, …Jonas and his parents knew it was directed at him, and Jonas is ashamed and apologizes.to the Recreation Director. 3. Jonas saw a flash of red in the apple. Before, he, like all other members of the community, saw only in shades of grey. However, in chapter 3, when the event occurrs, all we know is that the apple "changed". We do not know what happened until later. 4. Larissa, an old woman Jonas bathes, tells Jonas a speech talking about the exciting life "Roberto" was read before he was released. However, Larissa says every speech is written to make the person's life sounds meaningful. She says that she believes every person's life is meaningful. Here, you can point out that Lois Lowry is satirically implying that although people in the community believe they lead meaningful lives, they actually lead meaningless lives directed by society. So you could argue that no person has an exciting life. 5. Every morning, families share their previous night dreams with eachother. 6. The treatment for stirrings are pills, which every person in the community takes after feeling their first romantic attraction to another human. ( Full Answer )
When the next Receiver is in training, he can no longer be released because if he is all of the memories that have been transmitted to him, will now be sent to all the community members, and the leaders don't want that.
In the book (as far as I am), I haven't rarely seen Giver with a family unit. The book mostly shows Jonas having one.
Rosemary was the first replacement for the Giver selected by the Elders. She was Released because she asked to be; she applied for Release herself and her request was granted.
The Giver is in a sub-genre of Science Fiction calledFuturism, since it depicts how human civilization will evolve inyears to come. Also, the amazing mental powers of The Giver may bedue to advances in scientific knowledge.
The caretakers take the person that is about to be realeased into a room if it is a newborn then they stick a needle in your forhead if you are older they stick a needle in your arm and you die.
His rule are 1. Go immediately at the end of school hours each dayto the Annex entrance behind the House of the Old and presentyourself to the attendant. 2. Go immediately to your dwelling atthe conclusion of Training Hours each day. 3. From this moment you are exempted from rules governingrudeness…. You may ask any question of any citizen and you willreceive answers. 4. Do not discuss your training with any othermember of the community, including parents and Elders. 5. From thismoment you are prohibited from dream-telling. 6. Except for illnessor injury unrelated to your training, do not apply for anymedication. 7. You are prohibited to apply for release. 8. You maylie ( Full Answer )