Jonas’s Conflict JONAS FELT ALONE BECAUSE OF HIS NEW ABILITIES Evidence: In The Giver, Jonas came between pretend shooting games in the park. When he got “shot” he remembered the boy in the war from the memory who needed water. No one else at the park, including his best friend, could feel the pain that Jonas felt at that time. They didn’t have real feelings.
Jonas’s Resolution JONAS RUNS AWAY… Evidence: Jonas talked with The Giver about a plan for everyone to know real feelings are. The plan was to leave the town and actually get to Elsewhere. Jonas succeeded and Gabriel was with him.
Armstrong’s Conflict LANCE GETS CANCER Evidence: The story, “It’s Not About The Bike”, shows how Lance Armstrong gets cancer and things turn for the worst.
Armstrong’s Resolution LANCE BEATS CANCER Evidence: Lance Armstrong was able to beat cancer. He didn’t do it on his own, however. With the help of a wonderful nurse, he recovered. He said that he would never forget her.
Jimmy Valentines Conflict HE DIDN’T START HIS LIFE OVER Evidence: In the Narrative, “A Retrieved Reformation”, Jimmy Valentine gets out of jail. Instead of going straight, He went right back to his old ways.
Jimmy Valentine’s Resolution JIMMY GOES STARIGHT Evidence: A woman named Annabel was strolling by. Jimmy noticed her and become a new person. He had fallen in love. He stop robbing banks and went into shoe business. He even changed his name to Ralph D. Spencer. He was going to marry her.
ALWAYS A RESOLUTIONEvery character in each story had a solution. It didn’t matter if it was a good one or a bad one. Jonas’s resolution was sadly running away. Lance Armstrong’s resolution was beating cancer. Jimmy Valentines resolution was love and starting over. Even the three little pigs had a resolution which was building a brick house. As you can see there’s always a resolution.