The Giver

The Giver

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  • Jonas a 12 year old boy lived in a place called the community, which the supplies were brought by a cargo plane. That day the plane passed really near of the community, jonas got scared.After the jet flew by, everyone was ordered to go inside immediately.After a while the loudspeakers announced that the pilot made a mistake of flying to low, and that he would be "released." The word release is big punishment for a regular citizen of the community. It's basically like getting voted off the island.
  • Jonas family is formed of his parents and his little sister Lily. At the end and start of the day the family share what they felt doing the day or what they Dreamed. It was Jonas turn so he starts talks about how he's apprehensive about the Ceremony of Twelve in December, when their parent heard that they told Lily to leave them and jonas talk alone and for her to go and get ready to sleep. Jonas's Mother explains that the Ceremony of Twelve is the last ceremony, after that, no one keeps track of how old he is anymore. They stop seeing their friends, and life basically becomes about their work after that.
  • One day Jonas toke and apple from school to his house, then he remembered why he took the apple home in the first place. He and Asher were playing catch with the apple when "it changed." Jonas didn't know how it happened but the apple changed 4 times, only momentarily each time , Asher didn't notice. So he took the apple home to see what was wrong with it , but he didn't find anything.
  • One Night Jonas dreamed he was he was in a bathtub, like the ones at the House of the Old and he was bare-chested. Fiona, one of his friend, was their. He was trying to convince her to get in the tub with him. At break fast, it was jonas turn so he decides to tell his dream. When he finished his family thanks him for sharing. When jonas father was taking lily to school, his mother tells him to wait for her. Jonas's Mother tells him that these feelings are called "Stirrings," that he has to report them every time they happen and that he has to take a pill that will make them all go away.
  • The Day Jonas has been waiting for the Ceremony of Twelve. When jonas family arrived Jonas's Mother takes a seat in the audience, but his Father, because he's a Nurturer, is going to take part in the naming of the Ones. When the Ceremony Finally starts Jonas and his friends lineup in the numbers they were assigned when they were born. It was Jonas turn but then, the Chief Elder just moves on to number Twenty, skipping Jonas. Jonas was worried and wondering why he got skipped. The chief Elder then apologized for skipping jonas and say that Jonas will have a special work, The Receiver of Memory. The Chief Elder explains that they tried to pick a new Receiver about ten years ago, but it failed. Then she gives a list of rule to Jonas and tell him that his job is the hardest one.
  • Jonas suddenly realizes that the old sitting in the corner was the Receiver, he greets him. The Old man declares that Jonas is the new Receiver, so he himself isn't any longer. THen the old receiver tells jonas to ask any question he wants, jonas then explains how he likes to hear stories from older people. So then the old man then orders Jonas to take off his tunic and lie face down on the bed. Jonas confused asks what he was doing, the old man putting his hand on jonas back says he was transmit the memory of snow.
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