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The Giver

Lois Lowry

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Christopher, John. The Guardians. New York: Macmillan, 1970.

Huxley, Aldous. Brave New World. New York: Harper Perennial, 1998.

menexas, vicky. “Efferent and Aesthetic Stance: Understanding the Definition of Lois Lowry’s The Giver as Metaphor.” Journal of Children’s Literature, 23(2): p34–41, Fall 1997.

Orwell, George. 1984. New York: Knopf, 1982.

Smith, Amanda. “PW Interviews: Lois Lowry.” Publishers Weekly, 152–153, 21 February 1986.

trosky, susan m., ed.“Lowry, Lois.” Contemporary Authors. Detroit: Gale Research, 1994.

Zaidman, Laura M. “Lois Lowry.” Dictionary of Literary Biography. Ed. Glenn E. Estes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1986.

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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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