He didn’t fit in the society as well as his brothers, which made him strongly disliked. He stood out in the crowd which showed that he was extremely different and Anthem didn’t like different. One thing that made him stand out was that he was built differently than his brothers. “Ever have the teachers and the Leaders pointed to us and frowned and said ‘There is evil in your bones, Equality 7-2521, for your body has grown beyond the bodies of your brothers.” (Rand 18). Equality was also highly intelligent, smarter than his brothers, and he had potential to be an amazing member of the city, but he was never given the chance to be great.
His entire life people had looked at him and scorned him because he was different then his brothers, and he finally understood why. Equality was a man with a different appearance than his brothers, and he was looked down on for it. Equality was a man with a greater intelligence than his brothers, but he was nearly killed for it. Equality was a man that was different from his brothers in almost every way, and it lead to the discovery of something great. The ability for a man to be individual and to be able to think, speak, and act for themselves and be different is what was and always will be the greater good for all of
We have not built this box for the good of our brothers. We built it for our own sake. It is above all our brothers to us, and its truth above their truth” (76).He didn't make the box of light for his brothers but for himself just like how now he realizes that how much individuality is so important and you should not do anything to make other people happy but just things that make you happy. “ I and my sons and my chosen friends” (104).Equality does not even take notice of the Golden One anymore all he want are men with him throughout his journeys. All she is good for now is having son and only son.Throughout the story Equality had changed from be all about the group and having a relationship and by the end he has become totally and individual and
Make the most of yourself because that is all there is for you. This is a famous quote by Ralph Emerson and it is also very relevant in Anthem by Ayn Rand. In the society that equality lives in there was no tolerance for thinking of yourself everything is for your brothers. Equality then learns to start thinking of himself more through creating the light because he is motivated to create by self improvement. It can be concluded that equality 's main motivation in Anthem is self-improvement because when you read Anthem he is always striving for something better an example is when he says my happiness needs no higher aim to vindicate it.
These stories explain thoroughly how the idea of equality is naturally impossible and how corruption will always exist. Nevertheless, when compared to "Harrison Bergeron", Anthem does a better job of controlling their society and expresses less government corruption, however both stories are not necessarily moral. In comparison to “Harrison Bergeron”, Anthem has more control over their society because of their severe punishments. In the beginning of Anthem, the main character Equality-7251 gives the readers background information of what type of environment he grew up in. Equality discusses how he was more advanced than others in school and through which he says, “we were lashed more often than all the other children”(22).
A great relationship is about two things, first, find out the similarities, second, respect the differences. Many cultures vary in means of male domination and relations between each other. Most cultures are taught to respect their elders and their authority, while others emphasize on males having total control. No two cultures will ever be the exact same, but that does mean they cannot share a respect for one another. First in “The Book of Ruth”, Ruth’s Husband and sons die at the beginning of the story.
This will work well for students who are average at subjects are not failing in them, nor excelling the expectations, and are simply in the middle. Often, a student is not given a chance to correct their grade or make up missing work. When grades are low, it is most likely because of a small error, work that isn’t turned in, or they forgot to answer a question. Adjusting retakes for all major grades would help lift grades and increase graduation rates in schools across America by a small amount. Although the American grading system is strict, it is not the worst, and could only use minor adjustments.
The worst thing about this was telling my parents. I was the golden kid who got straight A’s and didn 't go to my neighborhood school so when they saw this F was a slap in their face. My mom seemed pretty mad at me, but my dad surprised me. He said he was the brightest kid growing up so when he’s happy that I turned out so smart, but sometimes I have taken my failures as reminders that i 'm still human and not a piece of machinery. I completely felt better after he said that .
In Anthem it is a sin to have individuality, Equality lets us know this by stating, "We are six feet tall, and this is a burden, for there are not many men who are six feet tall. Ever have the Teachers and the Leaders pointed to us and frowned and said: "There is evil in your bones, Equality 7-2521, for your body has grown beyond the bodies of your brothers""(Rand 18). When his teachers say this they are saying you can 't be an individual, you have to be a collective person with your other brothers. The book also states that, "It was not that the learning that was too hard for us. It was that the learning was too easy.