The Giver
The Giver
by Lois Lowry

The Giver Learning Guide: Table of Contents

Introduction
Analysis
Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
The Color Red
Gabriel
The Sled
Light Eyes
The River
Setting
Narrator Point of View
Genre
Tone
Writing Style
What's Up With the Title?
What's Up With the Ending?
Plot Analysis
Booker's Seven Basic Plots Analysis: The Quest
Three Act Plot Analysis
Trivia
Brief Summary
Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15
Chapter 16
Chapter 17
Chapter 18
Chapter 19
Chapter 20
Chapter 21
Chapter 22
Chapter 23
Characters
Jonas
Jonas Timeline
The Giver
The Giver Timeline
Jonas's Father
Jonas's Father Timeline
Study Questions
Character Roles (Protagonist, Antagonist...)
Protagonist
Antagonist
GuideMentor
Foil
Tools of Characterization
Themes
Quotes
Memory and the Past
Memory and the Past Quotes
Rules and Order
Rules and Order Quotes
Choices
Choices Quotes
Language and Communication
Language and Communication Quotes
Isolation
Isolation Quotes
Suffering
Suffering Quotes
Old Age
Old Age Quotes
Tradition and Customs
Tradition and Customs Quotes
Best of the Web
Module Quizzes
Module Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said)
Quotes (What was Said) Flashcards
Quotes (What was Said) True or False
Themes (For the Most Part)
Themes (For the Most Part) Flashcards
Themes (For the Most Part) True or False
Symbols
Symbols Flashcards
Symbols True or False
A stroll down memory lane
A stroll down memory lane Flashcards
A stroll down memory lane True or False
....And the Taker
....And the Taker Flashcards
....And the Taker True or False
Essay
Current Events & Pop Culture
Challenges & Opportunities
Assignments & Activities
Characterization
Chew On This
Character Journal Entry
Facebook Plot Summary
Archetypes
Symbolism, Allusion, and Irony
Literary Devices
Adaptation
Why Should I Care?
Remember the Time
Happy Birthday To You!
In a Perfect World…
Shmoop Amongst Yourselves
Discussion & Essay Questions
Reading Quizzes
Related History & Literature on Shmoop