The rules in Anthem include the word I being destroyed and erased from history being replace by us and we. Anyone who says I will be killed. The government was made with good intentions but eventually it was corrupted. The government originally wanted everyone to be completely equal means that they took the will of the people. Other rules include men not being allowed to be alone, two people not being allowed to be alone, Men and women not being able to speak with each other on a personal level, You can’t have any friends The word ego is the most important word, Writing stuff is not allowed unless the consul allows it and everything that is not listed is forbidden.
The creature, Victor Frankenstein’s creation, had to suffer and tolerate life without care, love, or identity. The creature was never given a name because Victor didn’t want his monster to become more human-like. It can reinforce that the creature is property, and not a human being that is loved and cared for. Names are important for everyone because it is the easiest way to have self-identity. The creature never received a Christian name throughout the story.
This ultimately leads to Grendel’s demise. His simplistic duality view of everything and everyone also inhibits him from feeling compassion for anyone, especially Grendel. Seeing in only black and white limits a person from seeing through the lenses of compassion and equality. The Beowulf in the epic does not reflect the same cultural values that we have
’s token to the tournament in Le Morte D’Arthur. Launcelot is known for not wearing a token, but in order to achieve a disguise, Launcelot wears the token: “‘My fair lady, I have never worn a taken at a tournament! You ask me to do what I have never done before.’” (Baines, 441). Launcelot wouldn’t have worn the token no matter what if he truly followed his principles, but because he did, it shows that he does not follow the Chivalric
Jonas refuses to go to the annex room because he doesn't want any more memories of pain. Jonas has a long way of memories to go, there could be good ones and bad ones. In The Giver Lowry writes, ”he didn't want the memories, didn't want the honor, didn't want the wisdom, did not want the pain”. This shows us that Jonas doesn't care about any of the wisdom, and honor, he just want no more pain and memories.
Nineteen Eighty-Four uses these characteristics in its description of life before and after Big Brother. The party is described as revolutionary however, Winston (the main character) suspects that the parties rule is doing more harm than it is good. Big Brother is viewed as more of a God than an actual person creating these myths and rituals that generally embody these totalitarian leaders (Orwell). For example, Hitler took this idea and created a ritual of people having to salute him in order to show respect. Orwell took this idea to an extreme by saying that, “Big Brother is always watching you,” (Orwell 3).
“So there has been a Deviation; and deviation, any deviation from the true image is blasphemy - no less. You have produced a defilement.” Due to the laws, people had to report to the governor if they see anyone or anything is deviation, so in Waknuk, discrimination is always happening.(Wyndham 72). Likely, this also shown the principles in Waknuk have blinded the people terribly, people always think it is the punishment from God toward them but actually it is not. People in Waknuk are punished each other as well as from the belief spills of the “Old People” have left, however, these principles made the Waknuk society fall.
This novel seems to constantly give examples of why uniqueness and individualism is bad, and that you are punished if you do not oppress it. Victor, from the very beginning of the book, was a little odd. He was interested in the old sciences that nobody thought relevant anymore. His father told him it was a waste of time. His professors told him it was a waste of time.
Though Jefferson was a proud Virginian, he never mentions a single colony nor even any constituency among the colonies. He does not directly mention tobacco, cotton, slaves, or grain because he shrewdly speaks only of subjects that unite all interest among his diverse audience. Jefferson is adamant that his readers not view the proposed rebellion in the light of their individual interest. In great contrast to this, Jefferson singles out The King as the target of his argument. He chooses to spare the British people because they were “common kindred,” (2), “our British brethren,” (2), and suffered as subjects of the same tyrant.
They cried for freedom, they screamed for the chance to go their own way. Over the years, they have suffered and suffered because of the ignorance of their monarch, because of his disregard for their welfare. The civilians of this fair nation wanted someone who would bring change, they wanted someone who listens to the people. Overall, they wanted someone who would treat them as how they should be, not a ruler who let them wallow in their own filth and die of easily treatable illnesses. That was only half of it though.
ould the community in The Giver be considered a utopia or dystopia. Most people would say it is dystopia because they have no choices, no color, and they have no feelings. So would The Giver be considered a utopia or dystopia. First, the reason why the community is a dystopia is they can make no choices.
In the novella Anthem, individual rights and freedom do not exist. The word “I” is prohibited to be spoken by men. Equality 7-2521 is a street sweeper of the city and he is different from the others in the society. Equality is more intelligent, taller, learns quicker, and he enjoys learning about science; especially how things move and work. Since the word “I” is the unspeakable word, Equality uses the word “We” to resemble that he is doing these actions .
Everyone is born with independence, but imagine a society where this virtue is ceased. In the novel “Anthem” written by Ayn Rand, she describes a society in which everyone is the exact same. Equality 7-2521 and Liberty 5-3000 are two characters that live under a strict and controlling rule, in which they make decisions for you. As they story goes on, the two characters discover love, freedom, liberty, and independence. To Equality, being similar to his brothers was not equal, he believes that the meaning of “I” celebrates joy and peace within a society.