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The Giver. A short review for a short quiz. Vocabulary. Carefully; paying attention to detail In an annoyed or sulky manner Natural ability Punishment. meticulously petulantly aptitude chastisement. Symbols!. knowledge of the world. books in the annex lock on the Receiver’s door

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the giver

The Giver

A short review for a short quiz

vocabulary
Vocabulary

Carefully; paying attention to detail

In an annoyed or sulky manner

Natural ability

Punishment

meticulously

petulantly

aptitude

chastisement

symbols
Symbols!

knowledge

of the world

books in the annex

lock on the Receiver’s door

speakers

throughout the community

privacY

lack of

privacy

utopia dystopia
Utopia/Dystopia

Utopia— a place of perfection, where human beings live in a community of order, peace, and abundance.

Dystopia--an anti-utopian society where, instead of a paradise, everything has gone wrong in the attempt to create a perfect society.

characteristics of a utopian society
Characteristics of a Utopian Society

All property is held in common. There is therefore no money nor need for it.

The basic material human needs are few; good and plentiful food, drink, clothing, shelter, and social care.

Everyone works and benefits society.

Freedom from anxiety and fear.

A tranquil, peaceful life.

Equality

characteristics of a dystopian society
Characteristics of a Dystopian Society

• Information, independent thought, and freedom are restricted.

• Citizens are thought to be under constant surveillance.

• Citizens have a fear of the outside world.

• Citizens live in a dehumanized state.

• The natural world is banished and distrusted.

• Citizens conform to uniform expectations. Individuality and dissent are bad.

• The society is an illusion of a perfect utopian world.

the giver a utopia
The Giver—a Utopia?

No war

No pain

No money

No crime

No homelessness

No unemployment

No hunger

the giver a dystopia
The Giver—a Dystopia?

“sameness”

No animals

speakers

rules

Restricted books

Pills for “stirrings”

No color

Release to “elsewhere”