What are stirrings in The Giver?
Stirrings is what the Community refers to as feelings, and even dreams; one makes the possessor feel pleasure or general other emotions. They happen when a citizen begins the early stages of adolescence, or puberty. To stop the Stirrings, the citizens are required to take pills.
What are the stirrings that are mentioned during Chapter 5?
While Jonas’ Father takes Lily off to school, Mother asks Jonas to stay behind. Jonas’ Mother tells him that these feelings are called “Stirrings,” that he has to report them every time they happen (awkward!), and that she has a pill that will make them all go away. (It’s like, anti-Viagra.)
What did Jonas do because of the stirrings?
Jonas now has to take a daily pill to make the ‘stirrings’ stop, just like everyone else in society. Jonas soon learns that his job is to become the Receiver and hold all of mankind’s memories. The Giver who shares these memories with him tells Jonas to stop taking the pill.
How does Jonas feel about the stirrings?
How did Jonas feel about the stirrings? He found them pleasurable, and wished he could feel them again.
What is a meaningful quote from Lois Lowry?
“It is much easier to be brave if you do not know everything.” “If you were to be lost in the river, Jonas, your memories would not be lost with you. Memories are forever.” “He wept, and it felt as if the tears were cleansing him, as if his body needed to empty itself.”
What is a famous quote from Lois Lowry?
“We gained control of many things. But we had to let go of others.” “They have never known pain, he thought.
Does Jonas like Fiona in the giver book?
Lowry writes, ‘Jonas liked Fiona. She was a good student, quiet and polite, but she had a sense of fun as well. ‘ Jonas and Fiona must serve a certain number of volunteer hours in the community before being assigned their permanent jobs.
What are stirrings What does Jonas have to do now that he has them?
What does Jonas have to do, now that he has them? Stirrings happened to boys and girls Jonas’ age (Lowry 36). I think they are sexual dreams. Jonas’ mom said that he has to start to taking pills to get the stirrings to stop (Lowry 36).
What’s the treatment for stirrings?
In The Giver, the treatment for stirrings is a small pill taken every morning.