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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where do parents move to after their children have grown up?
2. Who does Jonas discover is scheduled to be released the morning after the twins?
3. Who decids that identical twins would be too complicated?
4. What is the first color Jonas is beginning to see?
5. What does Jonas first dream of after seeing The Giver?
Essay Topic 1
Jonas has been selected by the Chief Elder to become the Receiver. He has been set apart from the community. He will be different. Describe Jonas's interpretation of this assignment and how he will cope with his new responsibility. Compare the character of Jonas and his assignment to that of Fiona and her assignment in the House of the Old. Discuss the weight of responsibility.
Essay Topic 2
Describe the moment where Jonas realizes that his Father has killed the smaller of the identical twin babies. Describe this realization in detail and cite the text. Make the connection of when a child realizes his/her parents have not been honest. Does this happen often in the life of children and if so, how do Jonas's coping skills reflect how society has been conditioned to deal with disappointment.
Essay Topic 3
The Elders control and regulate the activities of the community in The Giver. In America, the older generations is similarly in charge of the younger. Write a description of reversal where the young are in more positions of power and authority. What would America look like? What societal characteristics might improve, and what might suffer?
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