The importance of memory
The importance of clothing
The importance of sledding
The river, as it represents escape.
Jonas' cat Binky, who appears several times during the novel.
The sled, as it is representative of Jonas' journey through his training.
Father's blue tie.
Both a and c
To convey the main character's emotions.
To build tension.
To make the novel harder to read.
Both a and b
A sudden, intuitive perception of or insight into the reality or essential meaning of something.
A recurring concept of language that is used to interest the reader.
A comparison between two separate things, usually with the use of "like" or "as".
He was a spy from an enemy community (A) He was a spy from an enemy community.
He failed to deliver his cargo of food on time. (B) He failed to deliver his cargo of food on time.
He misread his navigational instructions and frightened the community.
He crashed his aircraft.
He places his hands on Jonas’s bare back and gives him memories.
He burns Jonas with a hot iron repeatedly until Jonas can endure pain.
He teaches Jonas to read novels with a critical eye.
He shows Jonas videos of events that happened in the distant past.
He covers their bodies with thick, dirty leaves.
He bribes one of the Pilots to ignore them.
He transmits memories of cold so that the heat-seeking planes cannot locate them.
He stays very still because they are motion-sensitive.