In Lois Lowry's The Giver, compare the community in which Jonas lives with that of Camazotz in Madeleine L'Engle's A Wrinkle in Time. Both are dystopias—in what way?

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In Camazots in A Wrinkle in Time, the inhabitants are ruled by an evil disembodied brain called "It."  Everything is done in a rhythm and done how It wants. The people do not have conflict among themselves.  In the futuristic society in The Giver , the community avoids pain...

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In Camazots in A Wrinkle in Time, the inhabitants are ruled by an evil disembodied brain called "It."  Everything is done in a rhythm and done how It wants. The people do not have conflict among themselves.  In the futuristic society in The Giver, the community avoids pain by having a "Receiver of Memory," and the rulers of this nameless society makes sure that everyone has a productive, controlled life.

Through trying to control the socieities to make a "perfect world", the people in the society have no real choice or freedom.  Those who do not fit the mold, such as Jonas in The Giver or the boy who could not bounce the ball in time in A Wrinkle in Time must leave, be punished into submission or die.

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