Literary Devices in The Giver


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From what point of view is The Giver told?

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1. What is the setting of The Giver?

2. What does Jonas learn when he escapes Sameness in The Giver?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Giver is a classic novel that employs various literary techniques to communicate important ideas. Questions in this quiz will measure your understanding of the novel's plot and important techniques used by the author.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will check your understanding of the story's:

  • Point of view
  • Setting
  • Major plot points
  • Main characters

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - confirm that you have learned the most important information about literary techniques in The Giver
  • Making connections - use the lesson's information about Jonas to understand why he decides to leave in the middle of the night
  • Information recall - remember Jonas' reactions as he learns more about his society

Additional Learning

For more information about this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled Literary Devices in The Giver. Objectives in the lesson include:

  • Explore important themes in the novel
  • Examine Jonas' interactions with the Giver
  • Discuss what happens to citizens who do not conform to society's expectations