Essays Tagged: "The Giver"

"A critique" of The Giver by Lois Lowry

The purpose of this book was to show us a possible version of a 'Utopia'. It was a fantasy oriented ... ble version of a 'Utopia'. It was a fantasy oriented book, that was suppose to make you think about the possibilities for the future. The setting is a supposedly perfect society where everyone is take ... he setting is a supposedly perfect society where everyone is taken care of and no one is different. The author Lois Lowry does a fine job portraying this supposedly 'ideal' society.This book began wit ...

(3 pages) 98 0 2.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Chosen" by Chaim Potok, and "The Giver" by Lois Lowry.

Two young-adult novels -- The Chosen, by Chaim Potok, and The Giver, by Lois Lowry -- contain main characters who's lives are ... nd The Giver, by Lois Lowry -- contain main characters who's lives are closely reflected to that of the other. These characters share similar feelings of frustration, and yet understanding towards the ... frustration, and yet understanding towards their situations. Both characters were raised to respect the rules of their communities, however realize, through inner conflict, and a deeper understanding ...

(4 pages) 53 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

This is going to tell u lots of things about a book called "THE GIVER" if u have a hard time to understand it this is the right essay for you to read

ciety without competition, hunger, jealousy and choices. Every member has been assign for a role in the community. The community keeps people thousand miles away from the memories of the true pain and ... community keeps people thousand miles away from the memories of the true pain and pleasure of life. There's only a Receiver who hold the burden to protect them. "The Giver" is written by Lois Lowry pl ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Author Presentation: Lois Lowry

o be aloneo Wanted to be a writer from about 8 or 9 years oldo Moved a lot due to father being in militaryo Brown University in Rhode Island for a two yearso Married yo ... ghters)o Four grandchildren (3 boys and a girl)o Got her degree at University of Southern Maineo Began writing after graduate schoolo Lives in Cambridge, Massachusettso ...

(5 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A book report about the novel called "The Giver" by Lois Lowry.

In this novel called "The Giver" written by Lois Lowry, the author creates a perfect world known as the Community. In the ... the author creates a perfect world known as the Community. In the community everything is perfect. There is no poverty, and all the meals are delivered to them. Every home has a family unit with a ma ... elivered to them. Every home has a family unit with a max of only two children. And nobody ever has the same name. Everyone gets items at the same age, like a bicycle at the age of seven, and an assig ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Giver

The GiverThe Giver is a novel about a futuristic society, where the government controls the minds of ... bout a futuristic society, where the government controls the minds of the people that are living in the society. The government decides everything for the people of the society. No one makes choices f ... rnment decides everything for the people of the society. No one makes choices for theirself because they were told what everyone can and cannot do. "We've never completely mastered sameness. I suppose ...

(3 pages) 11 0 0.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Analysis On The Book The Giver

People in today's society have their own opinions on how other people should conduct their own lives. In The Giver, Lowry portrays ... ideology of sameness is different from those that we studied in class because she solely focused on the society as a whole, instead of focusing on the family, or letting behavioral psychologists be th ... be the rulers of a society. She came up with a society that depended on and focused on everyone in the community as a whole, instead of focusing on one part of a society.The society that Lowry create ...

(9 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Givver

I read The Giver By Lois Lowry.The main character is a young boy named Jonas. A negative trait is that he a ... y.The main character is a young boy named Jonas. A negative trait is that he always seemed to break the rules of his town without knowing it. Such as using incorrect words to describe his feelings, wh ... without knowing it. Such as using incorrect words to describe his feelings, which caused trouble to the community. The most significant change he undergoes is that he's quiet naive at first and doesn' ...

(3 pages) 306 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Giver

The Giver, by Lois Lowry, is a novel about unique identify and the importance thereof. Jonas, the yo ... entify and the importance thereof. Jonas, the young adult protagonist, lives in a town of Sameness. There are not problems of any kind. Choices are nonexistent. All of the arrangements of town are dec ... kind. Choices are nonexistent. All of the arrangements of town are decided by the governing powers. Their age levels determine the townspeople's ability. For instance, when the children turn one, they ...

(2 pages) 353 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Giver

The story is about Jonas, who lives in a closed community sometime in the far future. All children a ... bout Jonas, who lives in a closed community sometime in the far future. All children are taken from their birthmothers and live with professional "nurturers" for a year, then they are assigned to "fam ... rers" for a year, then they are assigned to "family units". Each family can apply for two children; they do not have their own children. It gets weirder from there.As we enter the story, Jonas is abou ...

(2 pages) 258 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Giver

Although there is crime, poverty, and homelessness beyond the gates of Jonas's utopian society, the society i ... y, and homelessness beyond the gates of Jonas's utopian society, the society is not worth giving up the freedom of choice. Jonas should leave the society for many reasons, including the saving of a li ... homelessness, or pain, it is even better to have color, music, feelings, emotions, and love beyond the gates of a utopia. Jonas should leave the utopia to save Gabriel from being released from the co ...

(1 pages) 287 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"1984" in Comparison to "The Giver"

War, torture, and constant fear, all of these are key elements in the distopia George Orwell creates in the novel, 1984. In this book, Orwel ... which is based solely on hate and controlled by those who seek only power. Orwell, however, is not the only author to ponder the possibility of an extreme, futuristic society. In particular, The Give ... of an extreme, futuristic society. In particular, The Giver, by Louis Lowry relates a great deal to the themes found in 1984. Unlike 1984, Lowry's novel focuses on the idea of a utopia as opposed to O ...

(7 pages) 25 0 3.2 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Freedom And The Giver

The Not-So Free Society The author of The Giver, Louis Lowry, imagines a society where individuality ... owry, imagines a society where individuality is strictly curbed and conformity is rigidly enforced. The citizens in this nameless society have been stripped of the rights to self-determination. All de ... ped of the rights to self-determination. All decisions, both personal and professional, are left to the governing council. Individuality and all its accompanying emotions, both painful and pleasurable ...

(4 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Giver

The GiverThe Giver is a novel about a futuristic society, where the government controls the minds of ... bout a futuristic society, where the government controls the minds of the people that are living in the society. The government decides everything for the people of the society. No one makes choices f ... nment decides everything for the people of the society. No one makes choices for their self because they were told what everyone can and cannot do. "We've never completely mastered sameness. I suppose ...

(3 pages) 1154 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire

The Giver Jonas's life is under control. There aren't any wars, no one is ever scared, and t ... ever scared, and there is barely any pain. In Jonas's world people never worry about money, because there is none. The world is completely isolated. And worst of all, there is no love. Everyone lives ... mpletely isolated. And worst of all, there is no love. Everyone lives like this except for one man, The Receiver of memory. When Jonas becomes an adult he is chosen as the new Receiver of memor ...

(1 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Giver

The Giver is a novel written by Lois Lowery, In which there is a boy character, Jonas, who lives in ... owery, In which there is a boy character, Jonas, who lives in a society that's different from ours, they have no freedom and they can't make choices. I wouldn't want to live in Jonas society because o ... dom and they can't make choices. I wouldn't want to live in Jonas society because one does not have the choice to make a choice. For example, if one wants a spouse, one has to apply for one and if app ...

(1 pages) 385 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Giver

The Giver takes place in a small Community where everybody is color blind because of the law of same ... ommunity where everybody is color blind because of the law of sameness. It was around December near the ceremony in which every twelve year old receives a life assignment from the elders. I think the ... weird setting and it makes it more interesting if it's a different kind of setting. The main characters in The Giver are Jonas, Fiona, Lily, mother, and father. The most important char ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

3 Reflections on the themes of the Giver

“From the equality of rights springs identity of our highest interests; you cannot subvert your neighbor&# ... a dangerous blow at your own.” (Carl Schurz) Due to diverse and unbalanced environments around the world bringing discomfort to many, a Utopian society, similar to the one in “The Giver” ... ve. Ideally, 25,000 people would not die painfully every day from hunger and malnutrition. In “The Giver’s” society, everybody always has a meal that will prevent hunger or malnutrition ...

(3 pages) 1228 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Character Sketch ff Jonas From the book The Giver

fe, he rubbed his paled eyes and washed himself. He was extremely nervous about this December, when the annual Ceremony will be held and Assignments will be given to all the people in his year group. ... to all the people in his year group. He told his parents last night that he was frightened, but he then decided that the word “apprehensive” is a better to describe how he feels about the u ...

(6 pages) 12 0 3.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Communication & Collaboration: An Overview

Communication is probably the most important aspect in human development and growth. It is the basis for everything that we do ... he basis for everything that we do; from the type of language that we speak to understanding one another. It is the very backbone of living because without it, nothing would get accomplished and the p ... one of living because without it, nothing would get accomplished and the partnerships between each other would remain stagnant. Both communication and collaboration are tied into one another because w ...

(5 pages) 47 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies