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“The Giver” by Lois Lowry

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"The Giver" by Lois Lowry
a dystopian novel
written by Lois Lowry
published in 1994
1. characters
Jonas (The Receiver)
the prot

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Abitur 2022 "The Giver" by Lois Lowry a dystopian novel written by Lois Lowry published in 1994 1. characters Jonas (The Receiver) the protagonist Gabriel 11-year-old boy who soon turns 12 is assigned the Receiver of all Memory → The Giver Englisch Grundkurs he has bright, pale eyes almost everyone has dark eyes, doesn't like his eyes since they are different thinks differently thoughtful, super sensitive & passionate about the world has been selected because of his intelligence, integrity, courage & wisdom has the "capacity to see beyond"” Lotta Meiners gets memories transmitted about the times before unity & sameness Jonas' Father his name is never mentioned he is the old Receiver of Memory who now transfers his memories to Jonas & is the Giver lives isolated in the so-called Annex the community will come to him for advice when they encounter something that they haven't before racked by the pain his memories gave him lost his wife & his family also called Gabe is a newchild¹ that didn't develop properly (he has trouble sleeping at night) Jonas' father brought Gabriel into their family unit in hopes he would develop better & must not be released (killed) he has bright, pale eyes like Jonas only sleeps when Jonas puts him to sleep with his memories Jonas' Mother he is in nurturer works with newchildren in the nurturing centre caring, loving ¹ a child under Born within the last year that...

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hasn't been assigned to a family unit is called a newchild 1 Abitur 2022 Lily Fiona Rosemary Asher she has an important position at the Department of Justice intelligent & practical woman takes her role as mother & her position at the Department of Justice very seriously Jonas' sister 7 years old in the beginning, soon turns 8 active, loud, naive, curious, childish, talkative, imaginative Englisch Grundkurs rules the Giver's daughter was selected to be the Receiver ten years prior has asked to be released the memories she has had receiver got released to the community Jonas' friend she has red hair that only Jonas is able to see spends a lot of time volunteering in the House of Old works as a caretaker in the House of Old Jonas has stirrings about Fiona/has a crush on her Chief of Elders Jonas' best friend struggled with language acquisition as a child will be an assistant director of recreation Leader of the community elected every 10 years holds ceremonies in December he knows every child name & says something about them in the ceremony of 12 Committee of Elders the group of elders make decisions for the community the Giver advises the Committee 2. setting structure & organization of the community Lotta Meiners reminders on how they are supposed to act through the speakers no animals precision of language 2 Abitur 2022 Englisch Grundkurs release family public apologies are required for unprecise language or interruptions to normal schedules family units observe two tellings: 1. telling of feelings at night 2. sharing of dreams in the morning family units are allowed two children: one male & one female the names of newchildren are kept secret until the naming ceremony when a person dies, that name is given to a newchild children are not allowed to ride bikes before they become nines objects are not to be removed from the recreation area snacks & food are to be eaten & not hoarded it considered rude to call attention to someone's differences bragging is against the rules making people uniform can't point out someone's differences community members are not to look upon one another's nakedness exception: newchildren & the Old stirrings must be reported in order for treatment to take place everyone must take a pill each morning to suppress sexual feelings from the time they first have them until they reach the House of the Old no doors in the community are locked (except the ones at the annex) speakers are in every room & aren't allowed to be turned off (except in the Annex) change in rules: Lotta Meiners rules are very heard to change: a rule change it goes to the Committee of Elders a really long process with eventually no changes rules have been the same for a very long time punishment: release as a final punishment if people from the community disobey the rules three times, they get released a name designated not to be spoken indicates the highest degree of disgrace release as a final punishment, for the old or newchildren is understood as a form of banishment as if the people would go to different place or another community nobody really knows what happens when somebody is released the community members don't have a concept of death in their community the people are actually killed through an injection the family is only allowed 2 children: one boy & one girl family buildings are all equal no affection, no sex in relationships 3 Abitur 2022 children rather co-living people go to live with the childless adults once they don't a need for a family unit anymore Englisch Grundkurs from the time they're born until December, they are cared for by nurturers they visit child care centres they all get one comfort item such as stuffed elephants, hippos, or other animals they don't know because they haven't seen real ones think that those stuffed creatures are fictional things since animals don't exist their world they're taken from them when they turn 8 the birthmothers don't see their children the children go to school Ceremonies birth three children, afterwards they do hard physical work e.g. on agricultural fields division is done by age at a certain age they start doing voluntary work at different institutions Lotta Meiners every age group from 1-year-olds to 12-year-olds have a ceremony in December each year they get something new: year nines get bikes, ... year 7 get front button jackets as the first sign of independence year 8 must do volunteer hours after school (for example in the house of old or the nurturing centre) & get jackets with pocke year nines get bicycles year tens get a new hairstyle to represent maturity Naming Ceremony/Ceremony of ones: every child that is born in a year has a ceremony in December their names get revealed each family that has been approved gets a baby Ceremony of twelve: Ceremony of loss: the last but most important ceremony since they all get their assignments assignments are made by the Committee of Elders who have been watching the year elevens for the past year to find the perfect assignment after age 12, age is not important the community gets together & they murmur the lost person's name with decreasing volume afterwards they never speak that name again Ceremony for matching spouses: 4 Abitur 2022 only old citizens live there care centre for the old it sometimes takes years before a match is approved because of all the considerations to make sure that this couple will work together House of the Old occupational therapy recreation activities & medication release of the older people in form of a celebration 3. timeline of the plot chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 Englisch Grundkurs chapter 4 → Lotta Meiners - nervous about the upcoming ceremony of twelve in December - can't think about the word that describes his feelings best - flashback to when Jonas was frightened because an aircraft had over- flown the community which wasn't allowed pilot in training had later been released as a final punishment - flashback to when Asher had to give a formal apology & used a word that wasn't adequate in the situation - in the evening he settles with his family & they have the ritual to tell each other about their feelings - Jonas' father talks about a newchild that isn't developing properly & he is upset because the child could be release wants to bring the baby to stay with them - Jonas' parents talk to him privately about his feelings & the ceremony of twelve → tell him not to worry because its very rare that someone is disap- pointed with the assigned job - Jonas' father finds out that the newchild's name is Gabriel (does this il- legally since they aren't allowed to know the names before the Cere- mony of Ones) - Jonas' father bring Gabe home & they realize that he has the same pale eyes as Jonas - they talk about their assignments could be - Lily mentions that she wants to be birthmother → mother says that this is an ungrateful job → Jonas says that she could be a speaker because she talks too much - Jonas remembers an incident when he had taken home an apple & there was an announcement made → had taken the apple because he had seen that something about the apple changed mid-air while throwing it & he wanted to have a closer look - Jonas is riding around on his bike & he sees Asher's bike near the House of Old - doesn't really spend his volunteer hours primarily in one place (unlike Fiona) & is unsure about what his assignment is going to be - goes to the House of Old that day & helps an old lady named Larissa 5

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Abitur 2022 "The Giver" by Lois Lowry a dystopian novel written by Lois Lowry published in 1994 1. characters Jonas (The Receiver) the protagonist Gabriel 11-year-old boy who soon turns 12 is assigned the Receiver of all Memory → The Giver Englisch Grundkurs he has bright, pale eyes almost everyone has dark eyes, doesn't like his eyes since they are different thinks differently thoughtful, super sensitive & passionate about the world has been selected because of his intelligence, integrity, courage & wisdom has the "capacity to see beyond"” Lotta Meiners gets memories transmitted about the times before unity & sameness Jonas' Father his name is never mentioned he is the old Receiver of Memory who now transfers his memories to Jonas & is the Giver lives isolated in the so-called Annex the community will come to him for advice when they encounter something that they haven't before racked by the pain his memories gave him lost his wife & his family also called Gabe is a newchild¹ that didn't develop properly (he has trouble sleeping at night) Jonas' father brought Gabriel into their family unit in hopes he would develop better & must not be released (killed) he has bright, pale eyes like Jonas only sleeps when Jonas puts him to sleep with his memories Jonas' Mother he is in nurturer works with newchildren in the nurturing centre caring, loving ¹ a child under Born within the last year that...

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hasn't been assigned to a family unit is called a newchild 1 Abitur 2022 Lily Fiona Rosemary Asher she has an important position at the Department of Justice intelligent & practical woman takes her role as mother & her position at the Department of Justice very seriously Jonas' sister 7 years old in the beginning, soon turns 8 active, loud, naive, curious, childish, talkative, imaginative Englisch Grundkurs rules the Giver's daughter was selected to be the Receiver ten years prior has asked to be released the memories she has had receiver got released to the community Jonas' friend she has red hair that only Jonas is able to see spends a lot of time volunteering in the House of Old works as a caretaker in the House of Old Jonas has stirrings about Fiona/has a crush on her Chief of Elders Jonas' best friend struggled with language acquisition as a child will be an assistant director of recreation Leader of the community elected every 10 years holds ceremonies in December he knows every child name & says something about them in the ceremony of 12 Committee of Elders the group of elders make decisions for the community the Giver advises the Committee 2. setting structure & organization of the community Lotta Meiners reminders on how they are supposed to act through the speakers no animals precision of language 2 Abitur 2022 Englisch Grundkurs release family public apologies are required for unprecise language or interruptions to normal schedules family units observe two tellings: 1. telling of feelings at night 2. sharing of dreams in the morning family units are allowed two children: one male & one female the names of newchildren are kept secret until the naming ceremony when a person dies, that name is given to a newchild children are not allowed to ride bikes before they become nines objects are not to be removed from the recreation area snacks & food are to be eaten & not hoarded it considered rude to call attention to someone's differences bragging is against the rules making people uniform can't point out someone's differences community members are not to look upon one another's nakedness exception: newchildren & the Old stirrings must be reported in order for treatment to take place everyone must take a pill each morning to suppress sexual feelings from the time they first have them until they reach the House of the Old no doors in the community are locked (except the ones at the annex) speakers are in every room & aren't allowed to be turned off (except in the Annex) change in rules: Lotta Meiners rules are very heard to change: a rule change it goes to the Committee of Elders a really long process with eventually no changes rules have been the same for a very long time punishment: release as a final punishment if people from the community disobey the rules three times, they get released a name designated not to be spoken indicates the highest degree of disgrace release as a final punishment, for the old or newchildren is understood as a form of banishment as if the people would go to different place or another community nobody really knows what happens when somebody is released the community members don't have a concept of death in their community the people are actually killed through an injection the family is only allowed 2 children: one boy & one girl family buildings are all equal no affection, no sex in relationships 3 Abitur 2022 children rather co-living people go to live with the childless adults once they don't a need for a family unit anymore Englisch Grundkurs from the time they're born until December, they are cared for by nurturers they visit child care centres they all get one comfort item such as stuffed elephants, hippos, or other animals they don't know because they haven't seen real ones think that those stuffed creatures are fictional things since animals don't exist their world they're taken from them when they turn 8 the birthmothers don't see their children the children go to school Ceremonies birth three children, afterwards they do hard physical work e.g. on agricultural fields division is done by age at a certain age they start doing voluntary work at different institutions Lotta Meiners every age group from 1-year-olds to 12-year-olds have a ceremony in December each year they get something new: year nines get bikes, ... year 7 get front button jackets as the first sign of independence year 8 must do volunteer hours after school (for example in the house of old or the nurturing centre) & get jackets with pocke year nines get bicycles year tens get a new hairstyle to represent maturity Naming Ceremony/Ceremony of ones: every child that is born in a year has a ceremony in December their names get revealed each family that has been approved gets a baby Ceremony of twelve: Ceremony of loss: the last but most important ceremony since they all get their assignments assignments are made by the Committee of Elders who have been watching the year elevens for the past year to find the perfect assignment after age 12, age is not important the community gets together & they murmur the lost person's name with decreasing volume afterwards they never speak that name again Ceremony for matching spouses: 4 Abitur 2022 only old citizens live there care centre for the old it sometimes takes years before a match is approved because of all the considerations to make sure that this couple will work together House of the Old occupational therapy recreation activities & medication release of the older people in form of a celebration 3. timeline of the plot chapter 1 chapter 2 chapter 3 Englisch Grundkurs chapter 4 → Lotta Meiners - nervous about the upcoming ceremony of twelve in December - can't think about the word that describes his feelings best - flashback to when Jonas was frightened because an aircraft had over- flown the community which wasn't allowed pilot in training had later been released as a final punishment - flashback to when Asher had to give a formal apology & used a word that wasn't adequate in the situation - in the evening he settles with his family & they have the ritual to tell each other about their feelings - Jonas' father talks about a newchild that isn't developing properly & he is upset because the child could be release wants to bring the baby to stay with them - Jonas' parents talk to him privately about his feelings & the ceremony of twelve → tell him not to worry because its very rare that someone is disap- pointed with the assigned job - Jonas' father finds out that the newchild's name is Gabriel (does this il- legally since they aren't allowed to know the names before the Cere- mony of Ones) - Jonas' father bring Gabe home & they realize that he has the same pale eyes as Jonas - they talk about their assignments could be - Lily mentions that she wants to be birthmother → mother says that this is an ungrateful job → Jonas says that she could be a speaker because she talks too much - Jonas remembers an incident when he had taken home an apple & there was an announcement made → had taken the apple because he had seen that something about the apple changed mid-air while throwing it & he wanted to have a closer look - Jonas is riding around on his bike & he sees Asher's bike near the House of Old - doesn't really spend his volunteer hours primarily in one place (unlike Fiona) & is unsure about what his assignment is going to be - goes to the House of Old that day & helps an old lady named Larissa 5