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Transcript of The Giver
Some symbolism's in the movie the giver are:
Some symbols in the book are:
The color red symbolizes fire, passion and love so when Jonas starts seeing the color red he feels love for Fiona.
Emma Kelley and Sheridan Salatino
There are many themes you can get from this book like:
The color red
The Joshua tree
The pale eyes is a symbol of connection. The giver and Jonas both have pale eyes so it shares a special bond between them both.
The river symbolizes the boundary between Jonas and the rest of the world.
The sled symbolizes Jonas first memory.
The sled symbolizes the journey Jonas takes during his training and the discovers he makes. The sled also symbolizes freedom.
Rosemary symbolizes memory.
The apple is a symbol of life. The apple is his window into the world of human experiences.
The color red symbolizes the first time Jonas saw color. It also symbolizes fire, passion, and love.
Gabriel symbolizes the next receiver of memory,
The tree symbolizes else where. the joshua tree.
Film vs. book
In the book Jonas has pale eyes.
In the movie Jonas has brow eyes.
In the book Jonas takes time to carefully plans his escape.
In the movie Jonas leaves to save Gabriel from release and save the memories.
In the book Jonas was 12.
In the movie Jonas was 16.
In the book after Jonas was selected to be receiver of memory Jonas was left alone by the Chief Elder.
In the movie after Jonas was selected to be receiver of memory the chief elder is always looking over Jonas and the giver and always suspicious.
In the book Asher is giving the job of a recreation director.
In the movie Asher is given the job of a Piolet.
In the book Fionas job is to take care of the elderly.
In the movie Fionas job is to take care of the newborns.
Even bad choices are necessary for we learn from them.
Absolute control leads to rebellion.
Perfection is just another imperfection.
You cant achieve perfection when dealing with flawed people.
A reference to a person, place, literary work, work of art or myth.
A mild expression substituted for one considered to be too harsh when referring to something or embarrassing .
what is symbolism?
Symbolism: a word or object that represents something.
a dove represents peace.
Example of allusion:
The apple is an allusion to the "forbidden fruit" from the Tree of Knowledge in the biblical story of Adam and Eve.
The name Jonas is an allusion to Jonah in the Bible. Jonah is chosen by God to fix the actions on a sinful city.
Meanings to names:
Gabriel is God's messenger who appeared to Mary to tell her that she was going to give birth to Christ.
Rosemary is a symbol for the herb. Rosemary enhances your memory. in the book the old receiver of memory was named Rosemary.
We believe that the film is better than the book. we think this because we learn better from the visualization skill.
Movie Vs. Book
We also like the movie better then the book because in the movie there is more romance then the book.
In the movie the chief elder is the villain.
The movie is more scientific then the book is.
Memory loss can be reversed.
The characters are older in the movie then the book.
Somethings didn't happen in the book that happened in the movie.
"Our people made that choice, the choice to go to Sameness. Before my time, before the previous time, back and back and back. We relinquished color when we relinquished sunshine and did away with difference. We gained control of many things. But we had to let go of others." (Lowery, L.)
The color white symbolizes a lily flower.
"Silent"- Tori Kelly
Which is better?