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The Giver
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  • "I guess I do think about it occasionally," The Giver said. "I think about my own release when I’m in an awful lot of pain. I wish I could put in a request for it, sometimes. But I’m not permitted to do that until the new Receiver is trained."
    "Me," Jonas said in a dejected voice. He was not looking forward to the end of the training, when he would become the new Receiver.

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  • She is dejected but trying to look cheerful.
  • She is feeling dejected, but I think her world will look better after a good night’s sleep.

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