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7 Quotes That Explain Why 'The Giver' Was Such An Important Book To Us When We Were Kids
Like a lot of kids, the first time I read The Giver by Lois Lowry was right on cusp of adolescence, during that murky summer between 5th and 6th grade when you suddenly became responsible for some of your choices and were held accountable to them. I enjoyed the book because it was among the first I ever read that really made me think about human nature not to mention sparking a Young Adult Lit obsession that still has no end in sight , but despite my love for it, I think a lot of the meaning was lost on me at the time. Because I am prone to re-reading books over and over, its significance was something that grew on me as years went by, and its message was something that I came to understand a little more with every reading. I doubt that I'm finished learning from it even now, and that future readings will undoubtedly reveal even more. The Giver got a lot of hype this past summer with the release of the movie based on the book.
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When the first trailer for The Giver came out last week, it sparked a heated discussion among fans of the 15, , check out our 10 favorite quotes from Lois Lowry's classic novel. 1. Love Scenes That Went Too Far.
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YA Novel Showdown! And the Winner Is…. Memories are forever. He heard people singing. Behind him, across vast distances of space and time, from the place he had left, he thought he heard music too. But perhaps, it was only an echo.
They wanted to increase the rate of births. They wanted each Birthmother to be assigned four births instead of three, so the population would increase and there would be more Laborers available. The Giver reminds us that without wisdom, one cannot make choices. Jonas may be right to wonder if the citizens of his community can handle the freedom of choice, particularly since they're denied any knowledge of the past from which to learn. Jonas did not want to go back.