You must share dreams at breakfast 5. Therefore, the Sameness has no real advantages. After living a sedated life they lost the ability to feel and became another brick in the wall. Jonas and The Giver discuss how Sameness has gotten rid of individual choice, although it may perhaps have made the world safer by eliminating the possibility of wrong choices, such as in choosing spouses, although as The Receiver, Jonas will never be able to share his whole life with a future spouse, since he cannot speak of his work. Identical twins are not both allowed to survive because they would be too close emotionally. In the community, release is death, but it is never described that way; most people think that after release, flawed newchildren and joyful elderly people are welcomed into the vast expanse of Elsewhere that surrounds the communities.
So life starts at the moment it is fertilized and removing it or destroying it, aborting it, is ultimately… known as the five-nation Eurocorps. Most readers might take it for granted that the community in The Giver differs from the real society. Jonas asks for more painful memories, so The Giver introduces him first to a broken leg and later to more serious pains such as starvation and neglect. Jonas instinctively feels that the absence of love is wrong, although he initially denies his instincts in favor of what his society has taught him. He has a good feeling after the dream, but he can't figure out why he has this emotion, nor can he forget the feeling as he prepares for school. In this society there is no individualism.
There is also no prejudice, since everyone looks and acts basically the same, there is very little competition. Difference is important because it makes you feel special. Jonas had his impulse right after his first memory session and started to question. Your Choice is No Choice. Jonas receives the memories of the past, good and bad, from the current Receiver, a wise old man who tells Jonas to call him the Giver.
There is no prejudice, since everyone looks and acts basically the same, and there is very little competition. A quality that the Chief Elder believed Jonas possesses is the Capacity to See Beyond. That way everyone lo … oks the same and you eliminate pretty, ugly, black, white, and so on and so forth. Jonas ruined their game because it depicted war, which is the memory Jonas was transmitted recently. To join you have to agree to follow the rules and in return you get certain benefits. Sameness is the opposite of creativity. Finally, Jonas finds what he perceives as the hill from his first transmitted memory, and he hears music and sees Christmas lights, believing that he has found an Elsewhere that has what the community lacked.
Sameness in somewhere just as this community, can either cause disadvantages or advantages at the same time, also including the loss of diversity. Because the majority of them do not change throughout the novel, we see only one part of their personalities — their surface appearances and actions. Accordingly to the community in The Giver, citizens have lost their diversity which prevents being same. They mostly do this through taxes. The impulse is very strong, it comes from under our skin suddenly, telling that there is something quite not right about what is going on. Today flesh is all the same.
But of course on the flip side of that is that there is no diversity. Jonas's first new memory is that of riding a sled down a snowy hill, and The Giver explains that after the establishment of Sameness and Climate Control, many of these things have been eliminated. There is no war, crime, and hunger. The current Receiver, who later tells Jonas to call him The Giver, explains that generations ago, when the people chose Sameness, they also chose Climate Control and a flat terrain because the community could produce more food, and transportation would be easier and faster without hills, curves, and hazardous weather. In The Giver color Is used as symbolism. We do know that he matures and that he feels excited and joyful as he and Gabe ride down the hill on the sled.
America's plan to reduce world population so that it is at a controllable level. Everything is planned and organized so that life is as convenient and pleasant as possible. Because the community wanted to do away with all differences as a way to control the people and their environment, genetic scientists are still trying, as they have for generations, to eliminate any and all colors that exist in people and the environment to attain absolute Sameness. Some of us feels that impulse almost all the time , some of us maybe once in a life time. Jonas expresses his wish that he and everyone else in the community had the option to choose. Within the story, color coexists with emotion.
Instead, all further choices are made for them. It makes me feel shocked that their not even allowed to mention a name because it brings back a bad memory. You must apologize for bad things Jonas begins The Giver feeling uneasy about the upcoming Ceremony of Twelve, where he will receive the Assignment that determines his vocation for the rest of his working life. To begin with,the main advantage which citizens have is the relief of not making any choices about their future. After Jonas receives the memory of the sled ride, he asks about the snow and the hills. Jonas feels nervous and isolated at his selection, and his instructions are strange in that they allow him to be rude, ask questions, and lie, while prohibiting him from taking medication for his training and from applying for release.
The people of this community live by the rules of elders and the people who lived before them. Without choice, no one suffers the consequences that come from making wrong choices, but they also don't experience the joys that come with making right ones. Instead, all further choices are made for them. A theme found in The Giver is the danger of conformity or sameness. He does not have a distinct career preference, although he enjoys volunteering at a variety of different jobs.