The Giver: Jonas Jonas had many adversities. He was not able to see color, and the memories he was getting gave him pain of the real world. “ It’s the memories of the whole world,” he said. “ Before you, before me, before the previous Receiver, and generations before him”, the old man said.
Jonas gets an idea of releasingthe memories he got, andescaping the community withGabriel.
Zebra: Adam Zebrin “Zebra”, what his friends called him, was know as a fast runner. With no sweat, but one accident made him different. That one hill changed him. “ Never, never, never run down a hill so fast that you can’t stop at the corner”, his mother warned him again and again. His friends kept calling him Zebra even after they all knew that the doctors said he will never be able to run like that again.
Zebra meets John Wilson, who wants to help him build back his convince with an art class. “ Adam, you al; interested in art?” “No” “You ever try your hand at it?” “I’ve did drawing in class. I don’t like it.” “Well , just in case you change your mind, I’m giving an art class in your school during the summer.”
Retrieved Reformation: JimmyValentine Jimmy Valentine was know as a safecracker who was put into prison for robing in Springfield. As he is going to be let out the next day, the warden tells him to change his life when he gets out. “Now Valentine”, said the warden, “ you’ll go out in the morning. Brace up, and make a man of yourself. Your not a bad fellow at heart. Stop cracking safes, and live straight”, said the warden. “ Me?”, said Jimmy in surprise. “ Why, I never cracked a safe in my life.” “Oh, no”, laughed the warden. “ Of course not. Let’s see, now.
As Jimmy changes his life in Elmore, he falls in love with Annabel, the bankers daughter. When Agatha gets locked in the new safe, he has to chose to leave her as Ralph D. Spencer, or save her as Jimmy Valentine. “Can’t you do something Ralph?” Annabel said. Jimmy threw off his coat and pulled up his shirt sleeves. With that act Ralph D. Spencer passed away and Jimmy Valentine took his place. “Get away from the door, all of you, he commanded, shortly. In a deep and immovable, the others watched him as if under his spell.
Charters Overcome Adversities Jonas: Got over his fear, and freed the memories into the community. Then ran away and took Gabriel with him. Zebra: His leg held in time, and got back his convince from the art class. John Wilson became a very good friend and teacher to him forever. Jimmy Valentine: Changed his life for him, and for Annabel, Ben knew he had for good.
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