Le Passeur by Lois Lowry, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Le passeur by Lois Lowry, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Dans le monde où vit Jonas, la guerre, la pauvreté, le chômage, le divorce n’ existent pas. Les inégalités n’existent pas. la désobéissance et la révolte n’ existent.

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This leaves his and Gabriel’s future unresolved. Diana Basmajian adapted the novel to full-length play format, and Prime Stage Theatre produced in The only way to make this happen is for Jonas to leave the Community, at which time the memories he has been given will flood back into the people, as did the relatively few memories Rosemary had lowrt given.

Anastasia Krupnik Anastasia Again! The baby’s name will be Gabriel paseur he grows strong enough to be assigned passseur a family. Retrieved August 19, Jonas is selected to inherit the position of Receiver of Memory, the person who stores all the past memories of the time before Sameness, as there may be times where one must draw upon the wisdom gained from history to aid the community’s decision making.

The Giver is a American young adult dystopian novel by Lois Lowry.

The Giver – Wikipedia

The current Receiver, who asks Jonas to call him the Giver, begins the process of transferring those memories to Lwry, for the ordinary person in the Community knows nothing of the past. Jeff Bridges has said he had wanted to make the film for nearly 20 years, and originally wanted to direct it with his father Lloyd Bridges in the title role.


He has pale eyes, like Jonas and the Giver, and Jonas becomes attached to him, especially when Jonas finds that he is capable of being given memories.

The plan is scuttled when Jonas learns that Gabriel will be “released” the following morning, and he feels he has no choice but to escape with the infant. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This audio file was created from a revision of the article ” The Giver ” datedand does not reflect subsequent edits to the article. If Gabriel does not increase in strength, he will be “released from the Community” —in common speech, taken Elsewhere.

He seeks reassurance from his father, a Nurturer who cares for the new babies, who are genetically engineered; thus, Jonas’s parents are not biologically related to himand his mother, an official in the Department of Justice.

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The Community lacks any color, memory, climate, or terrainall in an effort to preserve structure, order, and a true sense of equality beyond personal individuality. The rules Jonas receives further separate him, as they allow him no time to play with his friends, and require him to keep his training secret.

Views Read View source View history. Retrieved August 21, Together, Jonas and the Giver come to the understanding that the time for change is now — that the Community has lost its way and must have its memories returned.


Le Passeur – Lois Lowry

Novels by Lois Lowry. Jonas is stunned when his turn is passed by, and he is increasingly conspicuous and agonized until he is alone.

Retrieved March 8, Actor Ron Rifkin reads the text for the audiobook edition. Archived from the original on December 29, Their escape is fraught with danger, and the two are near death from cold and starvation when they reach the border of what Jonas believes must be Elsewhere.

Retrieved October 3, Jeff Bridges plays the title character [32] with Brenton Thwaites in the role of Jonas. School Library Journal blog. A study found that The Giver was a common read-aloud book for sixth-graders in schools in San Diego County, California. Using his ability to “see beyond,” a gift that he does not quite understand, he finds a sled waiting for him at the top of a snowy hill. Wikiquote has quotations related to: For the film adaptation, see The Giver film.

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On Utopia and Dystopia. Gathering BlueMessengerand Son Young adult fictionDystopian novelScience fiction. Now, through the memories, he had seen oceans and mountain lakes and streams that gurgled through woods; and now he saw the familiar wide river beside the path differently. All of the Community is present, and the Chief Elder presides. A Fuse 8 Production.