This is Jonas he is smart, caring and naïve. He has no clue what he type of life he is living in. " Tomorrow the only thing that changes it what we do, it doesn't change who we are"
Towards the beginning of the novel Jonas starts to see colour and becomes curious with his surroundings. " He saw all of the light and color and history it contained and carried in its slow moving water and he knew that there was an Elsewhere from which it came, and an Elsewhere to which it was going”
He starts to become the giver which because that he memories and starts to know what emotion he is feeling. "if you were to be lost in the river, Jonas, your memories would not be lost with you. Memories are forever"
He started to have visions of him sliding down a snowy hill and not making it to the end. He was scared and he slowly go through that dream throughout the book. '' how could you describe a hill and snow to someone who has never felt height or wind that feathery, magical cold?"
Jonas lies about taking his medication but because he was becoming the giver one rule was that he is allowed to lie ''You can lie"
Jonas and the giver plan a way that Jonas can escape to elsewhere. The giver supplies Jonas with courage and bravery to help him with his escape. The giver also gave the memory to others. "Memories are forever "