List two questions that the author leaves unanswered at the end of The Giver?

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There are many things that remain unknown at the conclusion of "The Giver." The reader never knows for sure whether Jonas and Gabe make it to another community, find the outside world, or if they die. It is left ambiguous for the reader to determine what really happens. The reader also does not know what happens back at the community -- how do they manage with all those free-floating memories flying around? Is the Giver able to help them? Or do they experience a major change, having experienced pain and sorrow?

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