“The Giver” is an American dystopian novel published by the American writer Lois Lowry (according to a 2012 survey, it was rated as the 4th best children novel of all time). It portrays a society that has given up emotion, memories, color, individuality in favor of order, structure, and equality. Like any utopian/ dystopian work, “The Giver” helps to pinpoint the complex balance between positive and negative aspects of our individuality and collective existence - simple solutions at first sight might prove disastrous if enforced over everybody (this highlights the importance of freedom and natural evolution). Review the essays provided below to learn about the most discussed aspects of this novel, to learn how to organize/ structure your own essay.
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