What happen in chapter 12 of the giver?

What happen in chapter 12 of the giver?

By Lois Lowry. The next morning at breakfast, Jonas manages to avoid directly lying while not telling his dream to his parents. The dream involved his sledding down the hill, again and again, always about to reach something at the bottom, except he doesn’t know what the something is.

What memory does Jonas get in Chapter 11?

Instead, all further choices are made for them. The Giver transmits two more memories to Jonas that are as lyrical as the first memory. Jonas receives a memory of sunshine that is as pleasurable as the sled-riding memory. Confused, Jonas questions The Giver about the pain that he’d been told he would have to endure.

What happened in chapter 16 the Giver?

The Giver transmits the memory of a group of people, very young and very old, opening presents under a tree covered in lights. He tells Jonas the memory is of family and love. Jonas asks who the two old people were, and The Giver tells him they are called grandparents. Jonas has never heard of Grandparents.

What are the problems with snow in the Giver?

The Giver tells him that snow and hills were sacrificed when the community decided to live with Climate Control. He explains that snow and winter slowed down the agricultural growing periods, which influenced the production of food. Snow, winter, and “unpredictable weather” caused problems with transportation, too.

How does Jonas feel about the community chapter 11?

Jonas is startled by the sensation, but begins to understand that painful experiences are necessary to be able to appreciate the pleasant ones. The community chose to give up pain and hardship for stability. But through his first painful memory, Jonas starts to understand that one must feel pain in order to feel joy.

What characters are in Chapter 11 of the Giver?


  • The Giver.
  • Gabriel.
  • Jonas’s Father.
  • Fiona.
  • What is wrong with Gabriel in The Giver Chapter 14?

    When Gabriel wakes up crying, Jonas pats his back while remembering a wonderful sail on a lake transmitted to him by the Giver. He realizes that he is unwittingly transmitting the memory to Gabriel and stops himself. The Giver transmits the terrible memory of a battlefield covered with groaning, dying men and horses.

    Why did colors disappear in the Giver?

    12, Jonas asks, “Why did colors disappear?” and the Giver replies, “Our people made that choice, the choice to go to Sameness. We relinquished color when we relinquished sunshine and did away with differences.” Unfortunately, color was a difference that the community felt they could no longer afford.

    What happens in chapter 14 of the Giver?

    The Giver transmits the memory of another ride on a sled, only this time the sled loses control and Jonas experiences pain and nausea from a badly broken leg. The pain lingers after the experience is over, but the Giver is not allowed to give him relief-of-pain, and Jonas limps home and goes to bed early.

    What happened in chapter 10 of the Giver?

    When Jonas remarks on how old the man is (which is a compliment, somehow), the old man says he isn’t as old as he looks, but the job has aged him considerably. He then tells Jonas to feel free to ask as many questions as he wants. He explains that his job is to transmit to Jonas all the memories of the past.