Equality 7-2521 Anthem Quotes

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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? In the novella Anthem by Ayn Rand, Equality is learning that men had freedom and individual names. Equality 7-2521 had his brothers and the council holding him back from his freedom and self-ego, equality 7-2521 is learning the people from the unmentionable times had names and not numbers, in the novella Anthem no one knows about the freedom of men. To have individual freedoms, you must free yourself from things that hold you back. Equality 7-2521 had his brothers and the council holding him back from his freedom and self-ego. Equality 7-2521 tries to show the council his invention. “He declared to all his brothers that a man has rights…” (Chapter 12 paragraph 5 right side) “We have much to say to a wretch who have broken all the laws. Who boast of their infamy! How dare you think that your mind hold greater…show more content…
Equality 7-2521 has given himself a name and is no longer numbered like his brothers. Equality 7-2521 reads all these books from the unmentionable times and he learns that everyone has an individual names. “There was a time when each man had a name of his own to distinguish him from all other men.” (Chapter 12 paragraph 4 left side) “...it is not proper for men to be without names.” (Chapter 12 paragraph 4 left side) In the novella Anthem no one knows about freedom of men. Equality 7-2521 learns that every man has freedom, but his brothers don’t know it. Equality 7-2521 learns from reading the books from the unmentionable times that everyone has freedom and they fought for their freedom. “I understood that centuries of chains and lashes will not kill the spirit of man nor the sense of truth within him.”(Chapter 12 paragraph 1 left side) “I wept in deliverance and in pity for all mankind.” (Chapter 12 paragraph 1 left
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