The Giver Quotes by Lois Lowry(page 6 of 8)
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These notes were contributed by members of the GradeSaver community. In the society where Kira lives, the villagers have the tradition of burning the house of a recently deceased person. Kira mentions that when more people in the village get sick, whether it the disease were related or not, the people left alive may choose to burn every house in the village. The act of burning and fire in the novel are used here as a metaphor for cleansing, as it appears in instances when people would feel the need for a new start or the need to break away from a painful part of their past. When Vandara comes and tells Kira that she no longer can live on the land her mother used to live, she also reveals what the village plans to build on that plot. The women from the village planned to build a pen for the healthy children in the village.
Page 81 Jonas compared it to cold fur. Just as you have it - similes. All similes are metaphors but not all metaphors are similes. A metaphor is a comparison between two or more dissimilar things. Similes are too, however similes do so by making the comparison using the words like or as. What similes are in Jane Eyre?
This figurative language is an example of onomatopoeia. Onomatopoeia is a word that imitates a sound associated with something. The significance of my example is that the children do not know how cruel the game they are playing is. Only Jonas knows what the game really means. The deeper meaning to this is that it is showing how oblivious and clueless people are in the community to their surroundings. This line from the novel is an example of onomatopoeia.