Anthem, By Ayn Rand: Dystopian Movies And Film

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Many people wonder why us teens enjoy dystopian movies and literature. Our reasons why we enjoy these kind of films and books are because it interest us, it makes us to think outside the box, it shows us a different lifestyle to live. For examples like the book “Anthem” by Ayn Rand and the movie “The Giver” by Philip Noyce. The movie and film both have a dystopian setting. For their dystopian ideas they both made them having some kind of rebel, who believes in more than just black and white or normal. They saw more to life and tried to make it better. The movie “The Giver” and the book “Anthem” both had a dystopian lifestyle, because they both had rules to follow and was under control by the upper class. The book “Anthem” by Ayn Rand was a good book. This book was all about a lie of a life. How there is no “I” and only we. From the book a quote says, “We are one in all and all in one.” (Rand 19) By this quote it is saying that they are a whole piece together. Equality 7-2521 was the main character. He was the one who wanted something more and wanted to be I. Not we but himself. He went through hell and back trying to figure it out or just to figure him out. He was the one who thought outside the box and made new things that were unique to him. At the end of the book he has a whole lecture about how he…show more content…
They have to follow these rules and if they do not they get punished. Also, they both get a certain job. In “Anthem” Equality he gets street sweeper, and in “The Giver” Jonas gets to be the giver himself. But somethings they had were different such as, how in the film Jonas had done what he had to get back feelings and went through all that, and in the book Equality just found out about it he had goals but we never know if he gets to them. Also, Jonas his movie was about not having feelings, when “Anthem” was about not getting to have
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