Imagine a world without deep love or affection.
Please Choose a Product. Significance of the 'Stirrings' So why exactly would the society in The Giver want to get rid of the 'stirrings'?
In fact, the government actually works to eliminate it all together, but why? International Law: He was no longer able to feel that longing and wanting for Fiona. The Giver: Log in or sign up to add this lesson to a Custom Course. In the dream, Jonas had a strong feeling of desire, something he described as 'wanting.
Love and lust are powerful emotions that can lead to other equally powerful, but often destructive feelings. Become a Member Already a member?
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Hamlet by William Shakespeare Study Guide. But not to worry, there was a way to make it stop. The 'stirrings' are significant part of The Giver.
Jonas now has to take a daily pill to make the 'stirrings' stop, just like everyone else in society. I am a student I am a teacher. Already a member?
A world without traditional marriages or families. Even in spite of the pain that can come from the 'stirrings' over time, it's still something others should feel.
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