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What things are Jonas now restricted from doing in the giver?

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Asked by: Mark Norman

What was Jonas prohibited from doing? He wasn’t allowed to discuss training with anyone, dream telling, taking medicine.

What is one new thing Jonas is allowed to do that now he’s the receiver that he was not allowed to do before?

Jonas was allowed to ask questions that may be rude to help him understand the memories better.

Why is Jonas not allowed to ask to be released?

The Giver says he thinks of his own when he is in great pain, but that he cannot apply for release until Jonas is trained. Jonas cannot ask for release either, a rule that was created after the failure of the new Receiver ten years ago.

What was he allowed to do that he had not been allowed to do before?

What was he allowed to do that he had not been allowed to do before? He was allowed to lie.

What are some of the rules of Jonas’s community?

“Pilots cannot fly over the community,” Jonas hears announced in Chapter 1. When they do, they are “released.” Members of the community must adhere to the rules of his/her age group or job. Each person in a family must share his/her dreams in the morning, and in the evening, his/her feelings of the day.

What can Jonas now see and keep by chapter 17?

Q. In Chapter 17, what can Jonas now see and keep in his memory? Snow.

Why did Jonas stop taking his pills?

Jonas stops taking the pills just so he can experience the sensation of wanting something, not because he has hopes to start a sexual relationship with another person. He wants to feel capable of making choices, and he wants to want things—nothing will change if he does not want it to very badly.

What is illegal in The Giver?

Lowry includes mentions of sex, infanticide, suicide, starvation, and euthanasia in order to show the power of the book’s main themes of suffering and individuality. The first notable banning case was in California in 1994. Parents complained of violent and sexual passages, and the book was temporarily banned.

What are 10 rules in The Giver?

The Giver- Rules of the community

  • Rules of Society.
  • Pilots are not to fly over the community.
  • Bragging and Rudeness are against the rules.
  • The Names of new children are kept secret until the Naming ceremony.
  • Public apologies are required for causes interruptions to normal schedules.

What rules does Jonas father break?

He cannot talk about his training with anyone. He cannot share his dreams. He may not take medication for work-related illness or injury; he cannot apply for release; and he has permission to lie.

At what age did everyone stop celebrating birthdays?

The Giver Chapters 1-2

Question Answer
What was unusual about the number of children of any age in Jonas’s community? there was always 50 children of each age
What rule had Father broken? he looked up Gabe’s name
Who was the Receiver? the most important Elder
At what age did everyone stop celebrating birthdays? 12

How are babies born in The Giver?

While giving birth, they wear masks to prevent them from seeing the Newchildren and to prevent them from seeing their partner during sexual intercourse. They have three different partners in total. Most Birthmothers give birth naturally, but in Claire’s case, she had to have a Caesarean section.

What did Jonas do at the end of Chapter 16?

That night, Jonas gives Gabriel another happy memory to help him sleep and tells the sleeping newchild that he wishes he could change the community to make it have colors, grandparents, and love.

What is Jonas first lie?

What is the first lie Jonas tells his parents? Jonas said that he understood to not use the word love.

What did Jonas do at the end?

In the end, Jonas and Gabe die because he lost his hope for what he thought to be Elsewhere. Jonas thought the music he heard was coming from Elsewhere but he soon realized it was only an echo. “Behind him, across vast distances of space and time, from the place he had left, he thought he heard music too.

Why did Gabe cry Jonas?

The cold, wet, and hunger make Gabriel cry. Jonas cries too, not because he is afraid he will die, but because if he dies he won’t be able to save Gabriel. Yet he has a feeling that Elsewhere is nearby, and continues on. This is Jonas’s greatest act of selflessness and his most important life lesson.

What rules did Jonas break in Chapter 21?

Jonas has broken serious rules against leaving his dwelling at night and taking food. After riding all night, he and Gabe rest during the day, hiding from the planes that fly overhead searching for them.

What are the crimes Jonas commit when he left?

What crimes did Jonas commit when he left? leaving at night, stealing food, stealing his father’s bike & taking Gabe.

Why do Jonas’s parents refuse to tell him that they love him?

Q. Why do Jonas’s parents refuse to tell him that they love him? They think that Jonas will be smothered by their love.

What are stirrings?

Stirrings is what the Community refers to as feelings, and even dreams; one makes the possessor feel pleasure or general other emotions. They happen when a citizen begins the early stages of adolescence, or puberty.

Does love exist in The Giver?

This statement plays a large role in the theme of The Giver. When elders of Jonas’ community decided to create their utopian world, they decided to remove love, feelings, and emotions, because they caused pain and suffering.