Anthem Quote Analysis

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Explain the following quote:”To be free, a man must be free of his brothers.” How does this quote exemplify a theme of Anthem? By the statement “To be free, a man must be free of his brothers.” This statement basically described the book “Anthem” . For someone to be themselves they must be free from others.In the story all men are to be the same. Equality tries to be the same as his brothers since all men must be equal it's against the law if you are different.“The laws say that none among men may be alone,ever and at any time, for this is the great transgression and the root of all evil.”(chapter 1, paragraph 3) “ We strive to be like all our brother men , for all men must be alike.”(chapter 1, paragraph 7) No matter how hard Equality tries…show more content…
When he had time to think and see the stuff from the unspeakable times he started to feel bad for the others. At the end he felt bad for everyone else because they were trapped. Trapped by the word “we” , while he knew the word “I” . He now is an individual while the others are forever going to be stuck being in a group with his brothers not knowing of himself and they will never feel the feeling of being set free. This is why the saying “ To be free, a man must be free of his brothers.” represents the
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