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Why does the giver decide to stay behind and help the community?
The Giver stays behind to help the people of the community deal with the return of the memories. This is why they need The Giver, because he can counsel them and help them through the tough times of coming to terms with the memories, and the changes that will occur in the community as a result.
Why does the giver want to stay in the community and not leave with Jonas?
The Giver tells Jonas that he must stay behind to give the citizens wisdom and help them cope with the difficult memories after Jonas leaves. The Giver fears that if he leaves with Jonas, the citizens will panic and chaos will ensue, which is why he decides to stay back.
Why must the giver remain behind when Jonas travels to elsewhere?
because he had to keep all of the memories to himself. The Giver said if Jonas escaped and went Elsewhere, the Community would have to take the memories. He knew it would be hard, but he thought it was possible.
Why does the giver want to stay in the community to be with rosemary?
The Giver tells Jonas that after he helps the people in the community cope with their newly found memories, he wants to be with his daughter, Rosemary, who, we now learn, was the earlier Receiver-in-training who chose death over living a lonely and isolated life filled with painful memories.
Why did the Giver not help the community with the memories?
He also mentions that he was too devastated by his own grief at her loss and his feelings of failure to try to help them. The Giver was also angry with his community, and the remorse he felt for losing his daughter prevented him from helping the traumatized citizens.
What are three reasons why the Giver cant leave?
The Giver is too old to go on the trip with Jonas. He would not be able to travel “elsewhere,” and he really doesn’t want to. At this point in his life, he is looking forward to death. His life has been hard and, as he says, he wants to be with his daughter (she died and he is looking forward to re-uniting with her).
What are the 3 reasons why the Giver can’t leave?
3 reasons why the Giver can’t leave:
- The community needs him.
- He wouldn’t leave his daughter.
- He will help Jonas escape.
What are 3 reasons the Giver can’t leave?
Why does the Giver refuse to leave the community chapter 20?
In chapter 20, the Giver provides two specific reasons that he will not leave. First, the Giver knows that Jonas’s departure will be incredibly difficult for the community to bear. While the Giver believes it is time for the people to have their memories back, he is also concerned for them.
Why did they get rid of memories in The Giver?
These memories have been eliminated in the interests of “Sameness.” The community is productive, peaceful, and safe because it has eliminated any recall of the world in which there are choices to be made. Without his wisdom and knowledge from these memories, the community is completely vulnerable to the world outside.
Why did the community not allow choices?
Why couldn’t the community have choices? -‐The community couldn’t have choices because they wanted to keep people from making the wrong choices.
What is the role of the giver in the community?
An example of this is how when Rosemary got released her memories came back to the community and there was chaos. The Giver can help the community gain wisdom through all the memories they will receive, and he will be the community’s only hope to make it through all the pain and emotions.
What is the purpose of the giver and the receiver of memory?
The Giver stays behind to help the people of the community deal with the return of the memories. The purpose of the Receiver of Memory is to collect all of the memories from the history of the community. This way, the people never remember pain, hunger or suffering. They don’t remember love or family either.
Why didn’t the giver go with Jonas?
They went into a state of confusion and panic when they got Rosemary’s memories. The Giver could give them advice and learn how to deal with everything. The Giver did not go with Jonas because once the memories were let free the community wouldn’t know how to deal with it and would be chaotic.
What happens if Jonas leaves the community without giving the memories?
When Jonas became The Receiver and started taking memories from The Giver, those memories rested with him. If he leaves the community without giving them to someone else, they will be released to the people. The people will experience pain for the first time, and be very confused.