HELP! DUE TOMORROW! - The Giver Book.*I am begging for help. I need to come up with 10 'Important Symbols" ( Eg: An Apple ) for tomorrow! And a description that is 4 sentences long for each of...

HELP! DUE TOMORROW! - The Giver Book.

*I am begging for help.

I need to come up with 10 'Important Symbols" ( Eg: An Apple ) for tomorrow! And a description that is 4 sentences long for each of the objects for the book The Giver! Help me please.

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accessteacher | High School Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

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Just to add to slchanmo1885´s excellent ideas, think about how the bike is a symbol of independence that is given to the children when they reach a certain age. You also might like to think how the aircraft that passes at the beginning of the novel is a symbol of a rather disturbing outside world that the community appears to be unaware of for the most part.

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Just a few important symbols in "The Giver":

the jackets the children wear during different stages of life (symbolizing their childhood and growth both physically and independence).

the sled that Jonas rides in the memory given to him by the Giver -- he rides a sled in a happy memory, again in a memory of pain, and then once again at the end of the book when he is escaping with Gabe

the books that are in the Giver's office -- he is the only person allowed to have books, which symbolize knowledge

the comfort object that children are given at a certain age and that are taken away when the children grow older, symbolizing that they no longer need comfort from a toy

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