As of now, since Jonas still thinks of his community as ideal (which is evident when he returns the apple the next day and apologizes), his uniqueness makes him feel uncomfortable. It's scary to stand out.
Jonas father is further established as a caring man. Jonas's surprise at his fathers rule breaking.
I couldn't quite get the word for the whole feeling of it, thefeeling that was so strong in the room.""Love," The Giver told him
At the beginning of the book, we learn that Jonas is very naive. He listens and believes what everyone tells him. Jonas is also very smart and caring
The next morning, for the first time, Jonas did not take his pill.Something within him, something that had grown therethrough the memories, told him to throw the pill away.
In the middle of the book, Jonas is confused and didn't want to tell people his emotions. He started becoming independent.
Through Asher's story, the river becomes a symbol of escape. But community members still think it's better to follow the rules if you want to leave—to ask for release, whatever that might be—rather than taking matters into your own hands and trying to escape.
Jonas becomes very selfless, holds dreams, information and memories from his parents and others
He saw the familiar wide river beside the path differently. Hesaw all of the light and color and history it contained andcarried in its slow-moving water; and he knew that there wasan Elsewhere from which it came, and an Elsewhere to which itwas going
Jonas stops the medication given to him. Jonas becomes more emotional and personal. He starts lying and hurts others
Jonas is desperate to escape from the world of black and white. He could remember most of his memories.
Jonas found out what was happening around him and wanted to leave. He doesn't trust everyone