Production[ edit ] Much of the history of the production of Adventures From the Book of Virtues is situated within the strident culture wars within American politics in the s. In Junetelevision producer Bruce D.
Here is a brief summary and outline of the plot. In this utopia, everything is as pleasant as possible. Jonas becomes very close with the Giver and frustrated with the world that he lives in.
The Giver then tells Jonas about the last Receiver, his daughter, who became overwhelmed by all of the memories and begged to be released.
When she was, the memories that she had gotten were dispersed to the rest of the community. Because Jonas has received so many memories, the Giver suggests that he run away to Elsewhere, at which point his memories will disperse to the community, and the Giver will help the community come to terms with emotions.
The landscape becomes more and more filled with color, but Jonas grows hungry and tired. Finally, he finds a sled at the top of a hill and rides with Gabriel towards twinkling lights and merry music.
Your teacher might use one of these fun activities to finish off the novel. This short summary includes only the main events that occurred in the novel.
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It’s not light reading and not the sort of thing I would normally pick up. I read it anyway on the advice of people who kept telling me it . The first memory that Jonas receives from The Giver is a sled ride down a snow-covered hill.
Jonas has never before experienced going downhill, cold weather, or snow. Eventually, through memories, The Giver teaches Jonas about color, love, war, and pain.
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