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The Giver : Plot Diagram

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Susan Garcia

on 29 January 2014

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Transcript of The Giver : Plot Diagram

Plot Diagram
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Protagonist - Jonas & The Giver
Antagonist - The community
Setting - Time - NOT KNOWN
Setting - Place -The community
Rising Action
1.) Jonas was worried about what his assignment would be. pg 9
2.) Jonas started ‘seeing beyond’ (colors: red). pg 23
3.) Jonas started having dreams of love( the stirrings). pg 42
4.) Jonas took ‘the pill’ to stop his dreams. pg 43
5.) Jonas was chosen as the Receiver. pg 70
6.) Jonas received his first memory from The Giver. pg 90
7.) Jonas and his friends played a game of ‘war’, and he remembers the memory of the dying soldier. pg137
8.) Jonas gave good memories to Gabe to help him sleep better. pg 169
9.) Jonas asked the receiver what ‘release’ is.pg 120
Whether or not he should accept his role as the receiver or live the life he’s always lived

Whether or not he should save the life of Gabe by leaving the community

The community did not have knowledge about many things, making their “perfect” society full of imperfections.
10.) Jonas asks the Giver for a second time what ‘release’ is and the Giver shows him a video of his father injecting one out of two twins and the baby no longer moves. He realizes that ‘release’ means death and no longer wants to live in his community. pg 148
Falling Action
11.) Jonas & the Giver argue over if he should leave the community or if there’s another option. pg 147
12.) Jonas decides to stay with the Giver overnight.pg 155
13.) The Giver decides that it’s best if Jonas leaves the community, and they plan his escape.pg 148
14.) Jonas returns home the next day, and gathers his things, including Gabe. pg 161
15.) Jonas rides away on his bike, along with Gabe and his belongs, into the forest.pg 169
16.) Jonas and Gabe hear airplanes flying over the forest, looking for them.pg 171
17.) Jonas and Gabe run out of supplies, and it starts snowing. Jonas uses his memories to warm himself and Gabriel.pg175
18.) They ride a sled down a snow hill, and ends up on the ground. pg179
20.) Jonas left the community to save Gabriel and the community. All the memories he had received were released to everyone inside his old community, making them gain more knowledge.
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