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The Giver Chapter 1-8

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What is Jonas's father's job?
caring for babies
Why does everyone know that Lily's comment about keeping Gabriel has to be a joke?
her family isn't allowed to have anotehr job
What happens at the Ceremomny of 12?
You are assigned your job.
How is the decision of your job assignment made?
You are watched throughout your life.
How does Jonas feel about the Ceremony of 12?
apprehensive
Why is Jonas apprehensive about the Ceremony of 12?
He doesn't know what the decisiion will be.
Why does Jonas want his father to chastise Lily?
She mentioned his pale eyes.
What quality does Jonas think Gabe's eyes have that other people's eyes don't?
depth
Why is there very little honor in the assignment of Birthmother?
After 3 years, you do hard physical labor until you enter the house of the old.
Why does Jonas have no idea what his job assignmnet will be?
He hasn't focused his volunteer efforts in one specific area.
Where does Larissa say the Old go when they are realeased?
Nobody knows excpet the Committee of Elders.
Why are Jonas and Larissa laughing at the end of the chapter?
Jonas suggested they take an idea to the committee for study.
What point of is The Giver?
third person limited
Why is Jonas angry at Fiona in his dream?
She won't take him seriously.
How does Joans feel about his dream?
pleasurable and confusing
What distinguishes the Sevens from younger kids?
Their jackets button down the front.
When the Elders match spouses, which factor do they NOT take into account?
pyhsical characteristics
Why did the Chief Elder make a joke about chastising Asher's Instructor of Three?
Asher still doesn't speak properly.
What is the punishment for small children?
discipline wand
Why was Asher punished as a Three?
He said "smack" instead of "sncak".
What quality does the Chief Elder say Jonas does not yet posses?
wisdom
Which attribute is the Chief Elder unable to describe becasue she doesn't understand it?
The Capacity to See Beyond
Why is the Chief Elder unable to prepare Jonas for the pain he will experience?
She has not experienced it.
What makes Jonas feel a "tiny sliver of sureness for the first time"?
The crowd changed like the apple.