The giver [electronic resource] / Lois Lowry. - SHERLOC
The giver [electronic resource] / Lois Lowry.
Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1993.
9780547345901 (electronic bk.)
0547345909 (electronic bk.)
1 online resource (180 p.)
Individuality -- Juvenile fiction.
Liberty -- Juvenile fiction.
Social control -- Juvenile fiction.
Social prediction -- Juvenile fiction.
Memory -- Juvenile fiction.
Dystopias -- Juvenile fiction.
Description based on print version record.
Newbery Medal, 1994.
Given his lifetime assignment at the Ceremony of Twelve, Jonas becomes the receiver of memories shared by only one other in his community and discovers the terrible truth about the society in which he lives.
Plot Overview -- Character List -- Analysis of Major Characters -- Jonas -- The Giver -- Jonas's Father -- Themes, Motifs & Symbols -- The Importance of Memory -- The Relationship Between Pain and Pleasure -- The Importance of the Individual -- Vision -- Nakedness -- Release -- The Newchild Gabriel -- The Sled -- The River -- Summary & Analysis -- Important Quotations Explained -- Study Questions & Essay Topics.