The Giver ends with Jonas’s rejection of his community’s ideal of Sameness. He decides to rescue Gabriel and escape the community, and they grow steadily weaker as they travel through an unfamiliar wintery landscape.
At the top of a hill, Jonas finds a sled and rides it down toward a community with lit windows and music. At the end of The Giver, Jonas and Gabe head down through the snow to a place where there is music.
Downward, downward, faster and faster.
Suddenly he was aware with certainty and joy that below, ahead, they were waiting for him; and they were waiting, too, for the baby. For the first time, he heard something that he knew to be music. Apr 19, · In its own context, the "Giver" ending is maddeningly ambiguous.
Just as Jonas is dying from the cold, everything just falls perfectly into place: the sled happens to be where it's needed, and he hears music, and hey, it's Christmas ~ three of Jonas's favorite memories from the Giver at once. From that point he enters Elsewhere (Heaven?).
We know for sure that Jonas and Gabe leave the community at the end of the book. Jonas finds the sled that was in the memory that The Giver gave him. He uses it to sled down the hill toward the. Apr 25, · Based on the Lois Lowry novel, The Giver takes place after a war called "The Ruin," and is set in a community where the emotions of citizens - including love and desire - are suppressed. This is to maintain order but a Receiver of Memory is appointed to hold all the memories of the past to shield everyone else from it.
The end of the novel is ambiguous: the village at the bottom of the hill could be Elsewhere (a community unaffected by Sameness), or it could be heaven after Jonas has died. In either case, Jonas has reached his destination, making choices only he could make. The ending to The Giver is sort of a "take it how you like it" deal. Either Jonas and Gabriel make it to Elsewhere, everyone is happy, and the world is right as rain, or they die of exposure/starvation in the freezing snow.
Hmm. Not a lot of gray area there. The first. But what happens at the end of the book? Jonas runs away from the community with a baby, Gabriel, in his arms, but it’s entirely unclear from the last scene — where he’s sledding downhill toward Author: E. Alex Jung. All of these questions are left unanswered at the end of the book. Lowry intentionally writes an ambiguous ending so that readers can decide for themselves what happens to.
At the end of the Giver, Gabriel is slowly dying. In the the third book of the giver series, Messenger, he is mentioned as a michievous 8 year old telling us that he did survive.
And in the third. Apr 19, · I loved The Giver, too. But the person is right. Gathering Blue has nothing to do with the Giver and is not even very good. Don't worry about that book, but I would suggest worrying abou anybody that would dislike you reading, no matter what book you read. Oct 11, · In the end of the Giver it describes how Jonas and Gabe finally make it to the top, my question is what really happened? I mean i know there was a sled there and he slid down the snowy hill on it but after that what happened?
I've disscused it with. In the last chapters of The Giver, Jonas truly begins to exist in the world of his memories. This begins when he makes the drastic choice to escape ahead of schedule with Gabriel in tow. Feb 06, · I actually read this book last year in school. What happens is Jonas and The Giver decide to "break" Jonas out of the city. So Jonas takes Gabe to the edge of the town and they get out and stuff (the giver stays behind to help people cope with there pain) and they go sledding down this hill and just about run into a house where they are welcomed.
Feb 09, · As for his community, we do not know if any aspect of his and The Giver’s plan will succeed, but it may well be too late for The Giver to transmit his memories to a selected Receiver, and with so many entrenched forces perpetuating the status quo, it is hard to see how The Giver’s books and memories could overcome the dystopian regime.
The only way to make this happen is for Jonas to leave the Community, at which time the memories he has been given will flood back into the people, as did the Author: Lois Lowry. Jonas is proud that he is now such an adult that he has to take the pill, but he also remembers the pleasurable feelings in the dream.
He misses the feelings once they disappear after he takes the pill. Jonas's pride indicates his continuing belief in his community. What do you think happened at the end of The Giver? Close. 0. Posted by 6 years ago. Archived. You can read the other three books that continue the story if you want to. I enjoyed the books, but as I said I think The Giver is better as a stand alone.
View entire discussion (6 comments) More posts from the books community. k. Jonas started going to the village with a worried Gabriel in his hands. As he entered, Jonas was baffled at everything and was hard to take it all in. The lights were hung on people's houses, candles were lit in every window, and various groups of people went around signing pretty.
Without giving too many details away, the timeline in Son begins at the start of The Giver, intersects its plot a few times, then ends well after the other books in Lowry’s Giver xn--c1ajbkbpbbduqca7a9h1b.xn--p1ai Start studying The Giver- End of book Test. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Jun 19, · Here is my narrative piece of after the ending of The Giver Behind him, across vast distances of space and time, from the place he had left, he thought he heard music too.
But perhaps it was only an echo. Jonas smiled, he looked down at Gabriel an. Jonas had retired from his position as Leader for the sake of his family, but was still revered by much of Village. He and Kira were happily married with two children named Annabelle and Matthew. Gabe, now fifteen, experienced the urge to return to his village to find his birth parents, which Jonas xn--c1ajbkbpbbduqca7a9h1b.xn--p1ai: Jonas-Bonus, Leader.
What happened at the end of The Giver? At the end of *The Giver*, Jonas and Gabe head down through the snow to a place where there is music. >Downward, downward, faster and faster. Suddenly he was aware with certainty and joy that below, ahead, they were waiting for. In these last three chapters, Lowry heightens the suspense and tension that have been evident throughout the novel. The plan that Jonas and The Giver have made for Jonas' escape will never be put into action, for on the night after The Giver and Jonas decide on a plan for Jonas to leave the community, Jonas knows that he has to escape immediately.
the giver has two questions un anwsered at the end of the book. it is that "what happens to Jonas?" and "what happened to the community?". May 18, · Definitely take the time to read Gathering Blue and The Messenger.
Both are excellent books. The Giver is by far the best of the three (in my opinion, I've only read it a ton of times in the last 16 years since a teacher gave it to me) but the other two round out. Mar 24, · I read The Giver and it was a fantastic book! The book is open-ended meaning that there isn't really a clear end to it. The end is your opinion, you can think about what happens to them, maybe they die, maybe they survive.
At the end of the story, the stump was sad that the old man chose to sit under the shade of the other tree. Playwright Topher Payne () wrote an alternate ending for the book, "The Tree Who Set Healthy Boundaries", as part of the "Topher Fixed It" series for young people. In this version the tree teaches the boy to become a better person.
The Giver will call for a vehicle and driver, and The Giver will leave in the vehicle with some food and Jonas inside while the driver is distracted.
By the time he returns without Jonas, he will go to the Auditorium and announce to the panicked population that Jonas was lost in the river while performing a Ceremony of Loss.
By entering your email address you agree to receive emails from Shmoop and verify that you are over the age of Nov 01, · The Ending That I Created for The Giver Chapter The End. love4ever But somehow he knew that it was there, that it wasn’t just an echo.
He heard it and as he got closer and closer, gaining speed, it became louder, louder than anything he had ever heard. It became so loud he almost let go of the rope to cover his ears. Sep 30, · Book 3 is the most convoluted section of “Son,” taking place in yet another community and melding characters from the previous three books in “The Giver” series into an entirely new. What part of Jonas' and the Giver's plan at the end of the book does NOT happen?
Lowry. Author of the Giver? he was released. What happened to the pilot that flew over the town? Fiona. Jonas' female friend? Asher. Jonas' male friend? I accept your apology. What is the appropriate response when someone apologizes? In The Giver, a Newbery Medal winner, Lois Lowry explores a seemingly utopian society through the perspective of Jonas. What happens to them–and to the men they love–becomes an unforgettable drama of loyalty, justice, humanity and passion.
These heroic women refuse to be cowed by men or by convention. May 11, · Hey everyone!:D. This is the first thing I've uploaded so I'm a bit new at this. This is my alternate ending to The Giver (amazing book btw) that we were required to write in Language Arts as a project.
I decided that I might as well upload it here and see what happens. Oct 02, · And today, his saga (and Gabe’s) finally comes to an end with the release of Son, the first direct sequel to The Giver.
The novel travels back to the community Jonas fled to tell the story of. Fiona is a character in The Giver. She was assigned to be a Caretaker of the Old.
She is cheerful and eager to help old people at the Home, and is also Jonas and Asher best friend, and is the main subject of Jonas's Stirrings.
She has dark eyes like almost all of the others in the Community and has red hair. She is Jonas's and Asher's friend, and was assigned to be a Caretaker of the Old in. Books: When Jonas first goes to The Giver to be trained, he notices that The Giver's room is filled with books. In his home as in other family dwellings, there are only books like the dictionary, books describing offices, factories, and other buildings, and the Book of Rules.
He is surprised to see that there are other books as well. “The Giver,” by Lois Lowry, describes a utopian society in which choice, color, and negative emotions are basically nonexistent. Review the main ideas and important details of the plot in this book summary, which goes through the main events in the novel.
Feb 28, · I think that at the end of the book Jonas and Gabe are still alive it's just that Jonas is dreaming or having a memory because in the book he has a flashback of memories that the giver has told him.
Or my second opinion was that they both died because when you die you get a 7 min flashback or 7 min of memories and thats what jonas got. Jonas, Gabe, and The Giver.
What is the name of house in the book? dwelling. What do the children in ceremony 12 receive? assignments. What are the two options that could happen at the end of the book? 1. Both Jonas and Gabe get released.
2. They make it to Elsewhere and live happily ever after. Aug 23, · The Giver is one of the books you probably read as a kid, somewhere between late elementary or middle school and early high school, depending on your school and curriculum. Two of. I chose this Disney princess as my fourth symbol because along with Jonas at the end of the book, Merida is "Brave," which is what Merida's movie is called.
Jonas is brave enough to take a stand and leave the Community, knowing that the people of the Community will not be able to handle the new feelings coming to them suddenly. The Giver ends on a cliffhanger. This ending leaves many people wondering about what happens next. We were required to write two paragraphs about what we think happened to Jonas and Gabe. So here are our endings. Isaac- Jonas and Gabe were sledding down the hill with tremendous speed.
Read story The Giver: What Happens In The End? by renounced with 36, reads. elsewhere, jonas, gabe. \Welcome To Elsewhere The music grew lou. Nov 22, · I can't believe there is book talk on NG, but I guess its a good thing. I read this book 1 month ago. *Spoiler* My brain says that they died at the end. They must have.
By my heart wants them to have lived at the end, and found a society similar to the present world. Still, I think it couldn't have happened. Why do you think Lois Lowry chose to end The Giver this way? What do you think happened next? Students can then start on the assignment: writing an alternative ending for The Giver.
Before students begin writing, they should consider the following: 1) Jonas and Gabriel are cold, tired and getting weaker. How does Jonas find the strength to go on? Mar 28, · there are two more books after that, which will answer your question more fully, but yes, he does actually ride a sled.
Out of his community/society into a totally different society. The other two.