Change In The Giver By Lois Lowry

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Change: is to pass from one state to another: to pass or make something pass from one stage to another. In a dystopian novel The Giver, by Lois Lowry, a 12/13 year boy experiences change from finding out that his Community is not as perfect as it seems. He has changed from a naive to a wise person, from a kid that never lied to his parents to a man who lied to his parents, and a rule keeper to a rebel.

Jonas has changed from a naive person to a wise man. At first when he was throwing the apple, “the apple changed and he started to search it, using a magnify glass.” (25) Since he is very naive, he doesn’t know what exactly happened to the apple. He uses a magnify glass to see what has happened to the apple. If he knew what actually happened he wouldn’t actually go and take it home when he shouldn’t and search it. “Before, he didn’t know the colors at all, but now he knows and has seen all of them” (97) Know that he is now not as naive as he was and more wise, he knows what all the colors are. At first he didn’t even what the color red but now he knows all of them. This shows that he has changed from a naive person to a wise man. Usually , in our generation, everyone can see color. everyone know s what happens.But, he also changes into a kid that never lied to a teenager who lied to his parents.

Jonas changed from a kid who never lied before to a teenager who lies to his parents. When Jonas read his manual rules for his training for training, it said that he may permit to lie and he thought “He had never, within his memory, been tempted to lie.” (71) He had never lied to his parents before and he is shocked when he sees that rule in his rules book. If he had ever lied before, that rule shouldn’t even surprise him but since it did, and he never did it shows that he has never lied and wouldn’t ever if it weren’t for the rule in his manual. When he asked his parents if his parents loved...

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