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Plot Summary of "The Giver"

Summary: In Lois Lowry's "The Giver," a utopian society exists and the character of Jonas is chosen to be the community's Receiver of Memories so they can be passed on to future generations. The novel examines the human condition and why utopias cannot exist.
Why was the book titled The Giver"

The book was entitled The Giver because this person is the one who transmits memories to the Receiver-in-training so that the memories can be passed on to the generations. The Giver, formerly knows as The Receiver, gives the memories to Jonas, who, in the future, will become the receiver.

Jonas and his family lived in the future in a community called "Sameness", where there is no pain, color, choices nor memories. Everything that happens in that place is organized and controlled, and everything that happened in the past is forgotten. Everyone is assigned a role in the community, and the people assigned don't have a choice but to follow them.

Jonas' father is a nutritionist, a person responsible for the emotional and physical needs of every newchild during its earliest life. When Gabe, a baby in the hospital...

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