Jonas lives in a relaxing and methodized community where people comply with rules and instructions with out hesitation (p. 1). The majority of instructions and reprimands will be transmitted within the loudspeakers that are placed about the community (pp. 2, 22-23, 37). In Jonas community, children are delivered to Birthmothers (pp.
21 years old, 53) and are also raised inside the nurturing centre with other newborn baby infants. Children are given a name and a number and they are assigned to couples (p. 13) who have are only in order to have twins, a man and a lady (p. 8).
Underweight infants (pp. 148-150), maladaptive residents (p. 7), people who break rules (pp. 2 and 9) plus the elderly people (pp. 7, twenty eight, 31-32) will be released from the society.
Children are well behaved and they are not allowed to ride the bicycle until that they turn 9 (p. 13). From 8-10 to 9 years of age, children are required to do volunteer job (pp. 21 and 45) and at a dozen, they are provided their tasks or jobs as new adult members of the community (pp. 53-60).
People in the community cannot see colors (p. 95) neither feel aches (p. 110) and love (p. 126-127) because they chose sameness (p. 95).
In our globe, we have the liberty to choose our professions and our husband and wife. Parents nurture and give delivery to their very own children. Lovers can have got as much kids as they desire. We are accessible to diversity and that we accept specific differences. Legislation in our world does not enable the practice of euthanasia in children with congenital abnormalities as well as the elderly people.
Although our company is governed by simply laws, we could not anticipated to behave within a structured way. Most people are capable to see the hues of our environment, to experience happiness, sadness, appreciate and discomfort. In describing the snow, Lois Lowry work with imagery that relates to the visual, tactile and kinesthetic sensation from the body, electronic. g. look of a shiny, whirling bit-torrent of crystals in the air (p.
81), a sense of cold surroundings and snowflakes on Jonas skin and tongue (p. 80-81, 92), and the sensation of going downhill over a sled (pp. 81-82, 92). Since Jonas has received numerous memories in the past, he was asked to share the painful storage of warfare that was too much intended for the Provider to go through (p.
118). The imagery used by Lowry in describing war much more detailed. The images appeal to the five detects the sight of several groaning men within the field (p118), a boy in uniform glistering with damp, fresh blood (p.
119) and seeing men and animals die (p. 120); the fragrance of the foul-smelling place (p. 118); the sense of hearing the thud of cannons and individuals begging intended for water (p.
119-120); as well as the sense of touch or perhaps feeling since Jonas keep the metal pot of normal water and feel the excruciating pain in his arm (p. 119).