The Giver Literary Analysis

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The quote “The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It’s the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared.” Is expressed by the real giver, Jonas, in the science fiction book The Giver by Lois Lowry. Jonas is a normal young boy growing up in a “perfect” community, with many friends and family there to support him through many ceremonies and memories. Therefore Jonas is the real giver, because he is trusted with many people's memories, and memories leading to people's lives. This book proves that being "perfect" is not as great as it sounds.
Jonas goes to the ceremony of 12’s to get his assignments, although number 19, Jonas’s number is skipped. At the end of the ceremony he has been selected to be the new Receiver Of Memory. Memories are tuff from love and pain,
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"Asher ran through the standard apology phrase rapidly, still catching his breath." One of the rules in The Giver society is that you must apologize each time you break one of the rules. If someone is given the choice to apologize, they will gradually understand why they apologize: to show that he/she is rueful of their actions. If they are forced to do it, it becomes mindless and doesn't mean anything. "Two children-one male, one female-to each family unit. It was written very clearly in the rules." Another rule in The Giver society is that there is a limit on how many children you can have. If you decide to have a third child (in the real world), but decide it is too much work, you can put the baby up for adoption and know you should only have two children. Without choices, there are no mistakes. Without mistakes, there are no lessons learned. In conclusion Lowry's novel allowed me to understand to live life to the fullest and learn to live what i've got in life and not to complain, but to live in a world without color, pain, or feelings is a destination to visit