"It was almost December, and Jonas was beginning to be frightened."
The Pain/War Memory
"But suddenly Jonas had noticed, following the path of the apple through the air, with his eyes, that the piece of fruit had- well this was the part that he couldn't understand, that the apple had changed."
The Love/Christmas Memory
"It was different, only in the addition to it of the new child with his pale, solemn, knowing eyes."
Jonas and The Givers Plan of Escape
“Overwhelmed by pain, he lay there in the fearsome stench for hours, listened to the men and animals die, and learned what warfare meant.”
“I perceived Warmth, and Happiness and let me think- family. It was a holiday of some sort.”
The Giver rubbed Jonas’ hunched shoulders “And after we eat, he went on, we’ll make a plan.”