In The Giver, how did Jonas's relationship with his parents and friends change after he received his Life Assignment?
In The Giver, Jonas's relationship with his parents and friends becomes significantly more complicated and difficult after he receives his Assignment. As the community's Receiver of Memory, Jonas becomes distant from his friends and family and feels like an outcast among them. Jonas's new perspective on life and the restrictions attached to his Assignment are significant obstacles preventing him from maintaining close relationships with his parents and friends.
As the Receiver of Memory, Jonas is identified as being different from his peers, which is an unsettling feeling to him. Jonas feels like an outsider, and his peers become suspicious of him following the ceremony. Jonas experiences the feeling of separateness and is anxious about training by himself. Not only does...
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