Dystopian Place In Ayn Rand's Anthem

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Imagine a world where people are told to do for a living and having many strictly rules, would people want that? Ayn Rand the author of Anthem describes a dystopian place where everything is strict and bad.In these books they all have strict rules for the people like what job they have to have the rest of their lives. Teenagers relate to the Giver, by having strict rules on them. They all have a higher power above everyone. Anthem is a book where many people do what other people tell them to do. Anthem is a very dystopian place where there are not many things to do, and not many people look upon. “We looked upon union 5-3992, who were a pale boy with only half a brain, and do as they did, that we might me like them.”(Rand 18) This…show more content…
In this place they are assigned jobs, some are more important than others. “But the receiver in training is to be alone, apart, while he is prepared by the current receiver for the job which is the most honored in our community.”(Lowry 61) This quote shows that there is very good jobs that other people want, but will not get. This quote also shows that they give people strict rules. They give assigned jobs that you have to do. The Giver and Anthem both are a very dystopian place both having different rules but similar, and different. In The Giver and Anthem they are told to do things they do not want to do. “I feel sorry for anyone who is in a place where he feels strange and stupid.”(Lowry 6) The people in these communities feel as if they are being different from others. Both of these places are being told to do something that everyone else does both Jonas, and Equality 7-2521 feel different from the others. So both of these stories show that they are very similar and feel the same way. They all have a higher power over them, they have strict rules, and few freedom. People would not want others to live in a world where they are told to do everything. Like others picking jobs for them and telling them who to live with. Them having no freedom, and having a higher power above
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