What is the climax in The Giver?

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The climax is the part of the story where the action or conflict reaches the highest, or most exciting, point. In The Giver, many small events and revelations lead up to Jonas ' decision to leave the society. The incident that finally pushes Jonas to leave is when he...

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The climax is the part of the story where the action or conflict reaches the highest, or most exciting, point. In The Giver, many small events and revelations lead up to Jonas' decision to leave the society. The incident that finally pushes Jonas to leave is when he finds out that when the nurturers, like his father, release a child, they are actually killing them. Jonas witnesses his father inserting a syringe in to the soft spot on a new baby's head and sees the baby becoming limp. Jonas has always thought of his dad as a kind and nurturing person, but seeing that his father has been lying about what happens to babies who are twins, have blue colored eyes, or special needs causes him to reject his society.

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