Equality 7-2521 In Ayn Rand's 'Anthem'

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Daisy Pham Language Arts Honor February 2nd, 2017 1st hour Anthem The book Anthem was written by Ayn Rand is a Science Fiction Book. This Science Fiction book would be unknown since the Author didn’t exactly give the time in the book. In the book Anthem there wasn’t any clues or hints that it took place in 1900’s or the 2000’s. Ayn Rand is a Russian-American novelist and she is known for writing books. During the High school years, she was a eyewitness Kerensky Revolution which she had supported. Anthem is about Equality 7-2521 that is the Street-Sweeper of the city, that has been chose by the Council of Vocations. In his experiments, Equality 7-2521 would learn about Electricity. After much effort, to create an electric …show more content…

Equality has learned his reading teaches him that persons are individuals, not splintered fragments of the group; they have no right to pursue their happiness, and should not be sacrifice themselves for others; that they require freedom to do this, and must not be enslaved by the group. The overall Theme would be the actual word Ego it was talked in the story about how it means a person’s sense of self-esteem or self-importance. Equality 7-2521 was mainly focusing on telling us that the ending he wanted us to learn was that it’s your conscious mind, the part of identify that you consider “yourself”. In Latin it would mean ‘self’ or “I”. I would highly suggest reading this book since it will make you realize that society isn’t always good. It will make you truly think of how Society was in that time period. It really influences you and let’s you know higher and better vocabulary. This book is confusing to read but overall it’s a good book. If you really like high-level reading then you should go for this book definitely. There is many elements in this book that makes you learn more about what he is going through. I learned that this book may be a bit confusing/hard but it’s still a great

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