The Giver Moral Development

Unlike children’s fantasy novels, the characters in dystopian young adult and adult novels are urged to break the expectations and multitudinous rules of their oppressive societies, by instead acting on their intrinsic ethical principles and moral understandings. This motivation from personal morality at an older age is consistent with Kohlberg’s post-conventional level of moral development. … Read more

Heroes In The Giver Essay

Jonas: A Man or A Mouse? A hero is “a person, typically a man, who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities,”(Google). There are many examples of heroes in literature, such as Odysseus or Harry Potter. There are, however, some characters in stories that do not fit this category as well … Read more

The Giver Memory Essay

When The Giver told Jonas “Welcome Receiver of Memory,” on page 75, it was just part of the story. But now it’s, loaded with symbolism in this sentence. All the people in the story don’t get to know the history of the past, but this sentence shows that there is history in the book and … Read more