Nouns Nouns such as ring, bling, sibling, ending, and so forth are not usually what an advice giver is focused on when he tells a writer to not use —ing words. Feel free to use them as needed, given what you already know about choosing words that fit. Plenty of adjectives end in —ing. And yet once again your critique partner or a beta reader might mention that you specifically have used too many —ing words, this time adjectives, and should consider cutting some.
Chapters 21—23 Summary He heard people singing. Behind him, across vast distances of space and time, from the place he had left, he thought he heard music too. But perhaps it was only an echo. See Important Quotations Explained Instead of waiting two weeks as he and the Giver had planned, Jonas is forced to escape right away.
At the evening meal, his father tells the family that he tried to see if Gabriel could sleep through the night at the Nurturing Center, and that the newchild had cried all night. 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. After several days, when Jonas and Gabriel have left all communities far behind, the planes come less frequently. The landscape around them begins to change: He sees waterfalls and wildlife, all new things to him after a life of Sameness.
He is happy to see beautiful things, but worries that he and Gabe might starve, since there is no sign of cultivated land anywhere around. He catches some fish in a makeshift net and gathers some berries, but they are only just enough. If he had stayed in the community, he would have had enough to eat, and he realizes that in choosing to leave, he chose to starve.
But in the community he would have been hungry for feelings and color, and Gabriel would have died.
The weather changes, and Jonas feels cold and hunger and pain from his twisted ankle. But he suspects that Elsewhere is not far away and hopes that he will be able to keep Gabriel alive.
Jonas has lost most of the memories he received from the Giver, but he tries to remember sunshine and the feeling of warmth that it gives.
When it comes, he transmits the feeling to Gabriel, and it helps them make it up the hill on foot, despite the intense cold and hunger they feel. When he can no longer remember sunshine, and is almost totally numb with cold, Jonas remembers his friends and family and the Giver, and the happiness their memories give him helps him to reach the top.
He recognizes the snow-covered summit of the hill, and somehow finds a sled waiting for him there. He gets in the sled and steers himself and Gabe to the bottom, toward warm, twinkling lights that glow from the windows of houses.
He feels certain that the families in those houses, where they kept memories and celebrated love, were waiting for him and Gabe. Ahead of him, he hears singing for the first time in his life, and he thinks that he hears the music behind him too.
Analysis In the last chapters of The Giver, Jonas truly begins to exist in the world of his memories.(This chapter starts a little into Chapter 23 where Jonas fell off of the bicycle and he was lying in the snow) The Giver Chapter He sat up when his back felt numb and started rocking Gabriel in his arms, mumbling incomprehensible words, trying to soothe the child.
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Thou shalt kill. A world with no hunger, no disease, no war, no misery. Humanity has conquered all those things, and has even conquered death.
Now scythes are the only ones who can end life—and they are commanded to do so, in order to keep the size of the population under control. The ending of The Giver is very ambiguous, allowing for the reader to make his or her own interpretation of what happens in the end.
As Jonas and Gabriel make it . The Giver is a American young adult dystopian novel by Lois Lowry. It is set in a society which at first appears to be utopian but is revealed to be dystopian as the story progresses.
The novel follows a year-old boy named Jonas. Study Questions for Books Previously Taught in Young Adult Literature and in Children's Literature.
These books can be used for elementary, middle school, and secondary school-aged pupils and now Miguel A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich Alice in Wonderland.
Belle Prater's Boy Book of Three, The Briar Rose Bridge to Teribithia. Catcher in the Rye Charlotte's Web Chasing Redbird Child of.