The Giver-Chapters 14-17 Discussion topic #2

One of the things Jonas comes to realize during his training with The Giver is that nothing in his community can be changed. Neither he nor The Giver has that power. Think about how change is part of your life. Talk with the group about what life with no change might be like. Why is change important?

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The Giver-Chapters 14-17 Discussion topic #1

Pain, suffering, and war have all been eliminated from Jonas’s world. In your opinion is this good? What does Lois Lowry seem to think? How have we tried to eliminate these things from our world? What happens when we do? Think about what has happened in Jonas’s world How do you think his community has been able to eliminate pain and suffering? Could there be another way to accomplish this?

Comment on the questions above in full sentences. Keep your response concise and to the point, answering only the questions.