The Giver

The Giver

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Storyboard Description

The novel follows a 12-year-old boy named Jonas. It is set in a society which at first appears to be utopian but is revealed to be dystopian as the story progresses.

Storyboard Text

  • Jonas lives in a futuristic Utopian Society, where there is no real color, and people choose the life for you.  Jonas's family is taking care of a baby named Gabriel to help him develop better.
  • Jonas! Jonas! Jonas!  Jonas! Jonas! Jonas!
  • Jonas is not given an assignment at the same time as his classmates. He is worried and confused when his name is skipped. Then he is told he has been selected as the new Receiver of Memory.
  • Jonas has not been assigned.  He has been selected to be the new Reciever of Memory 
  • Jonas! Jonas! Jonas! Jonas! Jonas! Jonas!
  • Jonas was given a folder with the rules on being the new Reciever of Memory.  Jonas was stunned that one of his rules was that he may lie.
  • Reciever Rules 1.---------------------------------- 2. --------------------------------- 3. --------------------------------- 4. --------------------------------- 5. --------------------------------- 6. --------------------------------- 7. --------------------------------- 8.     YOU MAY LIE         
  • The Giver gave Jonas many memories such as...
  • Sunburn
  • And Snow
  • Jonas wants others to experience the beautiful memories of life.  For this reason, Jonas uses his memories in order to survive and cross the border with Gabriel
  • In the end, Jonas made it across the border and was able to return the memories back to the people.
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