Can not apply for any medication unless it is for an illness unrelated to his training.
Was allowed to lie.
Can not apply for a release.
Could not discuss his training with anyone else.
Can ask anyone anything and get answers.
Exempt from rudeness.
Not allowed to tell his dreams to anyone.
Jonas' assignment was the receiver of memory. His responsibilities were too gather the memories and make decisions for the community.
One rule is Another rule is he can not apply for any medication unless its unrelated to his training. He could not reply for a release. He could not discuss his training with any one. Jonas was also allowed to lie. Jonas can ask anyone anything and get answers and is exempt from rudeness. Lastly he is not allowed to tell his dreams to anyone.
Jonas here is the only one to make decisions for the community because he knows everything.
The Givers home had a lot of books, was furnished more luxuriously, and had locks on the doors. On the other hand the homes in the community had just 3 books, the furniture was all the same and had no decorations, and did not have locks on the doors.
That apple is red. The grass is green.
The first memory was of snow. Jonas felt the coldness all over his body. Another memory was sunshine and he felt the warmness all over him. The third memory was sunburn.
The community is not allowed to make the decisions because they could possibly make the wrong decisions. The most important things in his community is safety and conformity.
Seeing beyond is the ability to use any of the senses that were used in the memories. Although Jonas did not think he was special.