Forgot your password?  

Books Like The Giver by Lois Lowry | Suggesting Reading

This Study Guide consists of approximately 78 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Giver.
This section contains 126 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Giver Study Guide

What Do I Read Next?

Anastasia Krupnik, the first in Lowry's sequence of novels about a "crackle-brained, fizzle-headed, freckle-faced dynamo." The atmosphere in this novel could not be more different from The Giver. Can you identify any connections?

One reviewer of The Giver compared it with Margaret Atwood's adult novel The Handmaid's Tale (1985), a dystopia in which women's roles are limited to either wIfe or bearer of children.

There were several attempts to set up utopian communities in the nineteenth century Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Blithedale Romance (1852) is based on personal experience of one such enterprise.

Any futuristic tale must expect to be compared with George Orwell's 1949 classic, Nineteen Eighty-Four.

The Republic, a description of Plato's celebrated political utopia, was written in the 4th century B.C.

(read more from the What Do I Read Next? section)

This section contains 126 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Purchase our The Giver Study Guide
Copyrights
The Giver from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook