Hold still, I am going to give you your first painful memory
'"Please, sit down," he said, and gestured towards the nearby chair.' (Page 76). It was better in the play because you could see the Giver inviting Jonas in, and introducing himself.
"When I was a twelve, I was selected, as you were. I was frightened, as I'm sure you are " He opened his eyes for a moment and peered at Jonas, who nodded."' (Page 76) It was better in the play because you can see the Giver and Jonas having a conversation instead of reading it.
"'Ouch' he said loudly, and shifted on the bed. 'Owwww,' he said wincing at the shift, and even moving his mouth made his face hurt." (Page 86) It was better in the play because you could see the giver transmitting the memory and had a video of the memory to experience it.