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The Giver : Cliffsnotes Literature Guides - Lois Lowry

The Giver

Cliffsnotes Literature Guides

By: Lois Lowry, Suzanne Pavlos (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st June 1999
ISBN: 9780764585104
Number Of Pages: 64
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old

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The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into key elements and ideas within classic works of literature. <p> <i>CliffsNotes on The Giver</i> explores a world in which disease, hunger, poverty, war, and lasting pain simply don&#8217;t exist. The members of this utopia have given up all human emotions and memories to live in a state of Sameness. <p> Following the story of a 12-year-old boy who recognizes the hypocrisy of his community&#8217;s &#8220;social order&#8221; &#8211; and who crafts a way to free everyone from the bane of Sameness, this study guide provides summaries and critical commentaries for each chapter within the novel.&#160; Other features that help you figure out this important work include <ul type="disc"> <li>Personal background on the author, Lois Lowry <li>Introduction to and synopsis of the book <li>Character descriptions <li>Critical essays on the author&#8217;s themes, style, language, and more <li>Review section that features interactive questions and suggested essay topics <li>Selected bibliography and list of critical works </ul> <p> Classic literature or modern-day treasure &#8212; you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Life and Background of the Author.

Introduction to the Novel.

A Brief Synopsis.

List of Characters.

Critical Commentaries.

Map of Jonas' Community in The Giver.

Critical Essays.

Review Questions and Essay Topics.

Selected Bibliography.

ISBN: 9780764585104
ISBN-10: 076458510X
Series: Cliffsnotes Literature Guides
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 64
Published: 1st June 1999
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.97  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.09