What are the two rules Jonas must follow when with The Giver?The rules only apply to Jonas when he is with the Giver. There are only two rules and I cannot find them in the book. Please help me!...

What are the two rules Jonas must follow when with The Giver?

The rules only apply to Jonas when he is with the Giver. There are only two rules and I cannot find them in the book. Please help me! Thanks.

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There are actually a list of eight rules that Jonas must follow as the new Receiver of Memory in The Giver. (These can be found in Chapter 9 on page 68.) However, only three of them directly apply when he is in the presence of The Giver. Rule number eight is probably the most shocking to Jonas: "You may lie." Presumably, he is the only person in the community allowed to do this. Rule number five prohibits him from "dream-telling." Jonas did not consider this problematic. The other rule is number three: He is exempt from the rules governing rudeness. He may ask any question he wishes of any member of the community, and they must respond with an answer. The same rule applies with The Giver.

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