The Giver Essay | Emotion in the Giver

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Emotion in the Giver

Summary: Discusses the book "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. Describes the emotionless life of Jonas. Explores how after becoming the receiver of memories for the community, Jonas experiences happiness, pain, and anger. Details how the experience of these emotions changes his life.
A person without emotion is lifeless. In The Giver a novel by Lois Lowry an emotion less life is observed. When Jonas is chosen to be the new Receiver at the ceremony of 12's, he quickly finds out the aspects of life he is missing. After becoming the receiver of memories for the community, Jonas experiences happiness, pain, and anger.

To feel love and happiness, you must understand pain and sorrow. Jonas receives these emotions through memories. After receiving the frightful memory of war, Jonas does not want to receive anymore memories. But the giver pushes him to continue because there are many more happy feelings. The next day the giver gives Jonas the memory of a real family with love, sharing a loving holiday together . . . Christmas, and grandparents: "what did you perceive" asks the Giver `warmth [and happiness]' Jonas replies. "[it's was a celebration...

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