Theme 1: There can be no pleasure without pain, and no
The Giver gives Jonas the memories
Bad and Good memories
The community in the Giver decided to eliminate pain. Without the pain, the community in the giver wouldng be able to find happiness
The Giver gives Jonas the sled memory.
The givers gives Jonas good memories, than bad memories. Of course Jonas enjoys the good memories and he hated the bad memories. But the bad memories opened up his love and comfort just as much as the good memories.
The committee of elders recognizes the applications of memory
The giver gives Jonas his pain
The Giver is transporting the sled memory to Jonas. What makes the sled memory important is that its red and the red symbolizes new feelings Jonas gets.
Theme 2: Memory is significantly important
The committee of elders recognizes the applications of memory. They learned that if you don't remember the errors you made, you could repeat them. So, it designates a receiver of memory to remember history for the community.
The giver gets this painful memory. When Jonas sees the giver in pain he decides to help the giver with his pain by getting some of it. This memory is important because the giver gives jonas his pain.