The giver

The giver
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  • Tell me about it.
  • Hey, I just read this great book called The Giver.
  • Exposition
  • A 12 year old boy named Jonas lives with his mother, father and sister in a strange community. Also people are given things in order of age like all nines are given bikes, And all eights are given new jackets. Strangely if you are younger then you can't use things older people have like if you were seven then you couldn't ride a bike ever if the owner is ok with it.
  • Rising Action
  • When Jonas turns twelve it is time for him to get a job. In the community every year there is a ceremony for all twelves. Based on what they did in their childhood the elders will decide what job they get. When it is Jonas's turn to get a job they skip right over him
  • Conflict
  • Jonas is feeling like the community is unfair because he can see things that others can't. This conflict is man vs. society.
  • At the end of the ceremony they go back to Jonas and give him the duty of Receiver. They then tell him that the job will involve pain.
  • Climax
  • Jonas receives many memories, some happy and some sad. one day he sees that the way you are released is that you die. he come home to hear that gabe is going to be released. Jonas then takes Gabe on his fathers bike and runs away. This conflict is still man vs. society.
  • Falling action / Resolution
  • As the road become worse the planes that come become less and less. They soon see animals and trees. Then they start to run out of food and it is getting very cold. They come to a hill far out of the cummunity. Jonas climbs up in and finds a sled. He goes down the sled and into another town.
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