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The Giver

Lois Lowry

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Context

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Character List

Analysis of Major Characters

Themes, Motifs & Symbols

Summary & Analysis

Chapters 1–2

Chapters 3–4

Chapters 5–6

Chapters 7–9

Chapters 10–11

Chapters 12–13

Chapters 14–16

Chapters 17–18

Chapters 19–20

Chapters 21–23

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The Giver

by svetlana123x, November 03, 2013

I need to know what this story is about

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Possible third explaination of the ending.

by i4cim2b, January 21, 2014

1. Those chosen to become receivers all had special vision. The Giver, Jonas, Rosemary and Gabriel had some thing different about their eyes.
2. It was ten years since Rosemary's release, that Jonas was chosen, Gabriel Was approximately ten years younger than Jonas and had the eyes, suggesting that he might possible be an obvious choice as a future receiver. He couldn’t sleep, possibly due to bad dreams, which could imply that he was receiving painful memories already. We know that memories can be transferred by means other than touc... Read more

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The Giver question

by MinecraftMaster369, January 26, 2014

Is there a video for this book? if there is, can you comment the link for it on sparknotes??? Thanks

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