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The giver and memory

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ELA Middle School

'The Giver' and Memory

"The Giver" is a story about a world without memories. A new movie version of the novel depicts this world as a sterile, emotionless place. In this story, public radio talks with author Lois Lowry and how she came up with the idea to write the book. The book asks: “would it be easier if we didn’t have memories?”

Fiction Science Fiction Fantasy Ethics

Story Length: 4:33

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National Public Radio © 2014 National Public Radio, Inc. Used with the permission of NPR. All rights reserved.

AIR DATE: 08/16/2014


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