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Summary

Jonas and his parents are talking about the ceremony that happens in each December. They first talk about the ceremony of one, babies that born that year had their name and family unit in the ceremony of one. There were always fifty babies every year. Jonas’s father said he had broken the rule and had a peek in the name list of the one to found out the name of the baby that lives in his home every night— Gabriel.

There was a rule that had always been broke, children lower than nine can not ride bicycle. Big brothers and sisters always teach their little brother or sister how to ride bicycle. But changing the rules in this community has a very long and hard process.

They also talk about the ceremony of twelve. It happens in the second day of the Ceremony, it was also the most important ceremony. The Committee of Elders will assign a job in the ceremony of twelve. Jonas is worried about his ceremony of twelve. He don’t know which job will he been assign and will he be disappointed about his assignment.

There was also euphuism in this chapter. The society of Jonas doesn’t have any animals, so they call animal stuff toy—the comfort object.

Link for the summary of chapter 2
http://www.bookrags.com/notes/giv/PART2.htm

Vocabulary
1. Prior-- (Adjective) preceding in time or in order; earlier or former; previous: A prior agreement prevents me from accepting this.
2. Enhance-- (verb. used with object) to rise to a higher degree; intensify; magnify. To raise the value or price of: Rarity enhances the worth of old coins.
3. Adherence—(noun) the quality of adhering.
4. Grin—(verb. used without object) to smile broadly

Questions that help the reader think about the chapter
1. Why Jonas and his parent talk about the ceremony?
2. Why does the anal tuff toy call comfort object?
3. Which ceremony was the most important? Why?
4. What does Jonas feels about the ceremony? Why?
5. What rules was including in chapter two?

Boaz:
I just drew one of the occasion or conversation of chapter 2 briefly
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