In Lois Lowry's The Giver, how does the writer use character to express conflict?

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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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