Jonas you have been selected to be Receiver of Memory
Jonas there are many responsibility's with this assignment
Jonas had been skipped and the chief of elders did not relize she had made a mistake. In the text it says, " The Chief Elder made no mistakes. Notat the Ceremony of Twelve.He felt dizzy, and couldn't focus his attention. He didn't hear whatAssignment Pierre received, and was only dimly aware of theapplause as the boy returned, wearing his new badge. Then:Twenty-one. Twenty-two." Chyapter 7
I don't think I'm the right person for the job
Jonas has been selected to be the Receiver of memory. In the text it says, "He blinked. What did that mean? He felt a collective, questioning stir from the audience. They, too, were puzzled. In a firm, commanding voice she announced, "Jonas has been selected to be our next Receiver of Memory."
The whole community is very proud of you. We thank you for your childhood.
The Chief of Elders had told Jonas all the responsibilities of being Receiver of Memory. In the text it says,"Jonas was identified as a possible Receiver many years ago. We have observed him meticulously. There were no dreams of uncertainty. "He has shown all of the qualities that a Receiver must have"
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Jonas was very nervous thinking that hes not the right person to do the job and that he doesn't understand what the job is about. "He blinked, and it was gone. His shoulders straightened slightly.Briefly he felt a tiny sliver of sureness for the first time."
The Chief of Elders announces that she is very proud of Jonas and thanks him for his childhood. "Jonas, she said, speaking not to him alone but to the entire community of which he was a part, "you will be trained to be our next Receiver of Memory. We thank you for your childhood."
The crowd congratulates Jonas on the assignment and the whole crow says his name from softer to louder. "Then louder, faster. "JONAS. JONAS. JONAS." With the chant, Jonas knew, the community was accepting him and his new role, giving him life, the way they had given it to the new child Caleb. His heart swelled with gratitude and pride