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The Instructor and class waited patiently for his explanation. Jonas had been thinking already about teaching Lily. But you will find that that is not the same as power. The Giver looked startled at the certainty of Jonas's re- action. Jonas watched and cheered as Lily marched proudly to the stage, became an Eight and received the identifying jacket that she would wear this year, this one with smaller buttons and, for the first time, pockets, indicating that she was mature enough now to keep track of her own small belongings.

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The Giver Full Text Version

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He giggled and laughed at everything. He stood at the foot of the bridge that spanned the river, the bridge that citizens were allowed to cross only on official business. She began to describe this year's group and its variety ofpersonalities, though she singled no one out by name. The room was ab- there, on the bed, in the Annex room. Sometimes parents used them in irrita- parents, though a new one and untrained still. But there were so many he gave it up; and anyway, now it was Asher's turn.

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The Giver, Full Text

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I dreamed of it last night, too. The Giver won the 1994 and has sold more than 10 million copies. She waited for a second, as if, again, she expected him to go on. It was slightly bruised now, because Asher hadcoordination, which was not up to standards. It was a man Jonas had never noticed before, a bearded man with pale eyes. You're ready for the pills, that's all. He tried to sort through the list in his mind, the possible Assignments that remained.

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SparkNotes: The Giver: Themes

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And today, now that the new Elevens had been advanced this morning, there were two Eleven-nineteens. After school hours he rode again beside Fiona to the House of the Old. He had worked here before; he knew what to do. But it becomes routine; after a while you won't even pay much attention to it. One part of his consciousness knew that he was still lying there, on the bed, in the Annex room.

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SparkNotes: The Giver: Plot Overview

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In school, at recreation time, and during volunteer hours, he had noticed the Elders watching him and the other Elevens. The second realization is about the nature of release, but the first realization is Jonas's discovery of the meaning of love. Remove yourwhat you mean when you say 'the whole world' or 'gener- tunic first. Now was the moment when he would have tous, again and again, of the courage required. But when I entered my training for Law and Justice, 1 found myself with people who shared my inter- ests. Birthmother was annew, important equipment for the Rehabilitation Center. He stared at them, and they changed.

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SparkNotes: The Giver: Themes

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Though the feelings were confused, he thought that he had liked the feelings that his mother had called Stirrings. And several of us made little speeches wishing himwell. So — ''He waved his hand, as if a gesture had caused hills to Suddenly he perceived the word for it: sunshine. Asher grinned and scratched one leg with the other foot. Your Member Agreement expressly authorizes us to include these security devices, solely for this use, as an express exception to current and future privacy laws relating to protection of personal information data. Bookshare distributes this accessible media under restrictions set forth either in copyright law or in an agreement with the copyright owner. Lily stood up and went to her mother.

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The Giver (Full Text)

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He was filled with energy, and he breathed again, feeling the sharp intake of frigid air. Each December, all the newchildren born in the previous year turned One. But he had not been able to sort out and put words to the source of his confusion, so he had let it pass. He was still bewildered by it. Some that would clearly, not have been right for Asher.

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The Giver (Full Text)

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The community, relieved from its discomfort very slightly by her benign statement, seemed to breathe more easily. She mentioned that there was one who had singular skills at caretaking, another who loved newchildren, one with un- usual scientific aptitude, and a fourth for whom physical labor was an obvious pleasure. The Committee of ''Jonas,'' she said, looking down at him, ''I apologize to Elders was sitting together in a group; and the Chief Elder'syou in particular. Once, back in the time of the memories, everything had a shape and size, the way things still do, but they also had a quality called color. He was surprisedremoved her robe, and steadied her with his hand on her when she spoke, her eyes still closed.

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