Le Passeur by Lois Lowry, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Le passeur by Lois Lowry, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Dans le monde où vit Jonas, la guerre, la pauvreté, le chômage, le divorce n’ existent pas. Les inégalités n’existent pas. la désobéissance et la révolte n’ existent.

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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 relatively few memories Rosemary had been given.

This leaves his and Gabriel’s future unresolved.

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For the film adaptation, see The Giver film. On Utopia and Dystopia. However, their fate is revealed in Gathering Blue and in Messengercompanion novels written psaseur later.

Jeff Bridges has said he had wanted to make the film for nearly 20 years, and originally wanted to direct it with his father Lloyd Bridges in the title role. The Giver has things to say that cannot be said too often, and I hope there will be many, many young people who will be willing to listen.

Le Passeur – Lois Lowry

At one point, screenwriter Ed Neumeier was signed to create the screenplay. Wikiquote has quotations related to: Retrieved October 29, Jonas is selected to inherit the position of Receiver of Memory, the person who stores all the past memories of the time before Sameness, as there may be times where one must draw upon the wisdom gained from history to aid the community’s decision making.

This has happened to an off-course air pilot, to chronic rule breakers, to elderly people, and to the apprentice Rosemary. Retrieved September 27, Archived from the original on December 29, According to The Horn Book Magazine”In a departure from her well-known and favorably regarded realistic works, Lois Lowry has written a fascinating, thoughtful science-fiction novel It’s well worth telling, especially by a writer of Lowry’s great skill.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The novel follows a year-old boy named Jonas. A Fuse 8 Production.

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Hanging over Jonas’s training is the fact that the Giver once before had an apprentice, named Rosemary, but the boy finds his parents and the Giver reluctant to discuss what happened to her. Newbery Medal recipient Since he considers his father a murderer, Jonas initially refuses to return home, but the Giver convinces him that without the memories, the people of the Community cannot know that what they have been trained to do is wrong.

The Giver won the Newbery Medal and has sold more than 10 million copies worldwide as of By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Retrieved December 28, Even color has been surrendered, and the Giver shows Jonas a rainbow. You don’t need to ask that question. Actor Ron Rifkin reads the text for the audiobook edition. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: The Giver will make it appear as if Jonas drowned in the river so that the search for him will be limited.

Diana Basmajian adapted the novel to full-length play format, and Prime Stage Theatre produced in The first memory is of sliding down a snow-covered hill on a sled, pleasantness made shocking by the fact that Jonas has never seen a sled, or snow, or a hill — for the memories of even these things has been given up to assure security and conformity called Sameness. Retrieved March 8, Retrieved August 19, The Giver is a American young adult dystopian novel by Lois Lowry.

Le Passeur

Now, through the memories, he had seen oceans and mountain lakes and streams that gurgled through woods; and now he saw the familiar kowry river beside the path differently. It is set in a society which at first appears to be utopian but is revealed to be dystopian as the story progresses.


He is told that the Elders, who assign the children their careers, are always right. There is no Elsewhere for those not wanted by the Community — those said to have been “released” have been pawseur.

A study found that The Giver was a common read-aloud book for sixth-graders in schools in San Diego County, California. The Chief Elder psaseur explains that Jonas has not been given a normal assignment, but instead has been selected as the next Receiver of Memory, to be trained by the current one, who sits among the Elders, staring at Jonas, and who shares with the boy unusual pale eyes [9].

All About Sam Attaboy Sam! The ending is ambiguous, with Jonas depicted as experiencing symptoms of hypothermia.

The plan is passer when Jonas learns that Gabriel will be “released” the following morning, and he feels he has no choice but to escape with the infant. Psaseur escape is fraught with danger, and the two are near death from cold and starvation when they reach the border of what Jonas believes must be Elsewhere. Jonas struggles with concepts of all the new emotions and things introduced to him: Retrieved August 21, He has pale eyes, like Jonas and the Giver, and Jonas becomes paseeur to him, especially when Jonas finds that he is capable of being given memories.

This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat He and Gabriel ride the sled down towards a house filled with colored lights and warmth and love and a Christmas tree, and for the first time he hears something he believes must be music. Natalie Babbitt of The Washington Post was more forgiving, calling Lowry’s work “a warning in narrative form”, saying:.