Equality And Liberty In Ayn Rand's Anthem

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“Men are forbidden to take notice of women...but we think of one among women, they whose name is Liberty 5-300…”( 38).In Ayn Rand’s dystopic novel, Anthem, civilization there this no individuality and they all think of themselves as we. Men and women must not have a relationship yet Equally chose to break this law and fall in love with Liberty (Golden One).Rand uses the relationship between Equality and Liberty(Golden One)to show that as he becomes for individually he takes less notice of the Golden One and and only cares about himself. In the beginning of the book Equality meets Liberty for the first time and starts to have this feels that he had never before felt. He like the daringness in her movement and eyes. He knew that this would be a women that he falls in love with. “Their eyes were dark and hard and glowing, with no fear in them, no kindness and no guilt “(39)In this quote he is describing how she has some equalities he admires. He also thinks of her as a powerful woman who doesn't care. “ and we thought…show more content…
We have not built this box for the good of our brothers. We built it for our own sake. It is above all our brothers to us, and its truth above their truth” (76).He didn't make the box of light for his brothers but for himself just like how now he realizes that how much individuality is so important and you should not do anything to make other people happy but just things that make you happy. “ I and my sons and my chosen friends” (104).Equality does not even take notice of the Golden One anymore all he want are men with him throughout his journeys. All she is good for now is having son and only son.Throughout the story Equality had changed from be all about the group and having a relationship and by the end he has become totally and individual and
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