In Lois Lowry's The Giver, how does the writer use character to express conflict?
You might want to examine this question by looking at the way in which Jonas 's job as Assistant Memory Keeper produces conflict between him and his former friends. A key moment that demonstrates this is in Chapter Seventeen, when the children enjoy an unscheduled holiday. Jonas is looking forward to playing with his friends, but as they play a game whose meaning has been lost, Jonas recognises it for what it is: a child's version of a war. Jonas is overwhelmed by memories that have been "shared" with him of pain and conflict, and the game...
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