Compare And Contrast Anthem And The Scarlet Ibis

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Any Rand’s novella Anthem is relatable to James Hurst’s short story The Scarlet Ibis, given that Equality 7-2125 partakes similar actions as the older brother in this short story. Both of these male figures worries were foreshadowed continuously what’s to come. Each attempts changing the idea of a community or a specific person. Such as The Scarlet Ibis showing a perfect example of the older brother ashamed of Doodle because he does not desire to be made into an amusement. Equality within the similar actions indicates in the novella Anthem, how his focus being on ways of changing his city and the thought process the council arranges for the city’s structure. Throughout the novella Equality begins putting himself first and letting his ego drive …show more content…

Ayn Rand’s method and use of vocabulary explained their findings and the way they experienced their findings stayed inspirational “[Such as] never had we seen rooms so full of light. The sunrays danced upon colors, colors, more colors than we thought possible” (90). Subsequently, these items were so forbidden to Equality and Liberty the way they described their findings was exalting, “We found a room with walls made of shelves, which held rows of manuscripts, from the floor to the ceiling” (95). If Equality did not contemplate himself first, then discovering the wall of the books or the house with Liberty would never have occurred because, they remained in their city performing their jobs and would not have met each other. In addition, they were to gain their own process of philosophies about issues, with more of an open opinion and the many ways they could act upon or us their egos to guide their judgments through …show more content…

Considering and setting ones-self first does not lead countries for the satisfaction of all. Plus the fact the leadership will be minuscule mean nothing, Meanwhile, everyone is going to think they should be on top and rule. This is the same mind set as Equality “[even Equality stated] but we wished not to be a leader, even though it is a great honor. We wished to be a scholar” (25). After the fact, when Equality was breaking the laws of his council he said, “[the] Council of Scholars has said we all know the things which exist and therefore the things which are not known by all do not exist. But we think the council is blind. The secrets of this earth are not for all men to see, but only for those who will seek them. We know, since we have found a secret unknown to all our brothers” (52). In this statement from Anthem Equality says the Council of Scholars does not still comprehend what he understands only proving the point of how highly he considers himself over the Council of Scholars and the rest of his brothers. Resembling Equality with everyone’s main focus on them and their needs the world will have no social structure or a political back bone with every person imagining they should be held high and put above everybody

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