Similes in The Giver


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What does Lily compare the visitors from another community to when they do not understand the rules in The Giver?

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1. What does the Giver compare holding all of the memories of the world to in The Giver?

2. What does the Giver say is similar to looking at yourself in the mirror, in The Giver?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The Giver is a classic novel that employs similes to draw connections between objects and ideas. These questions will assess your understanding of similes as they are used in the novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will determine your ability to understand similes involving:

  • What holding memories feels like
  • Looking in a mirror
  • Visitors from another community

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - verify that you have drawn the most important information from the lesson about similes in The Giver
  • Making connections - use information about Jonas's community to determine why it is difficult for them to understand similes
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what aids Jonas in comprehending similes

Additional Learning

For more information on this topic, review the accompanying lesson titled Similes in The Giver. In this lesson, you will find out about:

  • Important plot points in The Giver
  • Jonas's relationship with the Giver
  • The significance of similes in the novel's treatment of major themes and ideas