It is as if having something so perfect in the palm of one’s hands and then having it torn away from one in the blink of an eye. She has found independence and wishes to keep hold of it through all circumstances. Mike Timko wrote his concerns with the lack of female freedom from societal, especially masculine, directives (Timko par. 6). Timko noticed how throughout the book, Edna was being suppressed by her husband and that it is rather unfortunate that the idea of male dominance is so widely accepted at that time.
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.
In Anthem, a book, written by Russian author, Ayn Rand, everyone has one rule, to be the same: To be one, as a whole. If they choose to disobey that rule, they are punished, and our main character, Equality 7-2521 did just that. Throughout the book, Equality 7-2521 discovers new things, which others do not know about, such as electricity. Equality 7-2521 also works on a new invention of his that no one has ever done, because it is forbidden. Another thing that Equality 7-2521 realizes, is that being the same does not add happiness, and appears to be very boring, and selfish of the Council of Vocations, the leaders and elders of the society, where our main character lives in.
1). The quote that stood out the most in The Bingo Palace was “We do know that no one gets wise enough to really understand the heart of another, though it is the task of our life to try, we chew the tough skins, we wonder” (Erdrich 6). This quote was important to the novel because it made Lipsha Morrissey realize that he was wise enough to understand and love the heart of another. Lipsha Morrissey believed he could never love anyone till he met Shawnee Ray when he returned to the reservation. When Lipsha meets Shawnee Ray she is considering a marriage proposal from Lipsha Morrissey’s wealth boss.
In “Bedecked”, Redel raises attention about the different approaches to parenting in a situation when a parent’s son is more flamboyant than society would deem acceptable. Redel can handle the criticism and “other mothers looking”, but wanted none of it to change the purity of how her son “loves a beautiful thing not for what it means- / this way or that”(16-17). She ends her poem by asking readers if their “heart was ever once that brave”, for going against social norms and not confining to them (21-20). In addition to the older woman and younger man double standard, Calbert's “In Praise of My Young Husband” lists examples of the world’s different romances to note that there is not just one single type: “young lovers like to drink too much / and make a drunken, careless love, / why couples always cook so much” (19-22). Romance comes in all different forms and sizes, and Calbert understands that along with these she apprends why people fall in and out of love.
explains how he expected his Duchess to be beautiful and well put together physically for everyone to see and envy but to always remain loyal to him. The tone of arrogance is shown in the way he's talking to the emissary about his demands and what he expects from his future wife. The Duke expects his wife to be beautiful and loyal to only him; he wants another ornament to be on his arm, one that'll appreciate his gifts and not flirt or blush as his previous duchess did. In lines (45-47) In lines (45-47) "I gave commands, then all smiles stopped altogether." It explains how his Last Duchess didn't live up to his expectations, so he commanded to have her permanently silenced.
How I cannot be in love with Jane as Levenine Sebastian describes Jane – ‘Jane is a real person – Very much so to be in love with, Jane might be the whole time job’ , ‘It isn’t jane’s beauty that attracts you, it’s she herself’. Further, he said “She makes you aware of yourself in a ways you don’t want to be, There is nobody like Jane for pulling you off your high horse” and I was feeling she is pulling me off as the same Vernon whom I loved in the beginning, hated in the middle of the book reminded me that being human I myself is also somewhat similar to him and though the thought was scary it was the truth. The whole book I read in less than a week time but it has an impact on me that I can’t forget some of the quotes and incidences even after a month of reading it. Every time I am alone, I look out of window; My mind is clogged with the man looking outside the window with one hand in his pocket, a highly confused Vernon and the following quotes which won’t allow me to turn my back on life! “One has to live one’s life – to gain experience.
Throughout the novel, through the discoveries, the challenges, and the persecution, our hero perseveres. He stays true to one person - himself. His individuality allows him to persevere and diverge from the collectivist society. He will go on, to achieve greatness, and create a better world. A better world which holds one word of utmost importance, “The Sacred word : EGO” (Anthem
Relentless and obedient is what makes Macbeth who she is. She will do everything in her power for her husband to gain the same status she has and “Yet do I fear thy nature/It is too full o’th’ milk of human kindness/ To catch the nearest way. Thou wouldst be great,/Art not without ambition, but without/ The illness should attend it” (1.1.15-20). This soliloquy is written about the ambition of her intentions. She knows her husband isn’t capable of violence and crime to achieve what he wants so she explains that he is to soft-hearted.
Would it not grieve a woman to be overmastered with a piece of valiant dust? To make an account of her life to a clod of wayward marl? No, uncle, I’ll none. Adam’s sons are my brethren, and truly I hold it a sin to match in my kindred.” (Shakespeare, “Much Ado” Act 2, Scene 1). Beatrice not only stands out as a character in Much Ado but in all of Shakespeare's plays because she is unrestricted by the expectation of her gender, especially, considering the time period.
It was a curse to be smarter than everyone else (Anthem). Equality was shame upon because the government made everyone uniform or at least tried. “We strive to be like our brothers, for all men must be alike.” (Rand, 19). For the fear of being the odd one, Equality had to strive the someone he wasn’t for a long time. ¨We, Equality 7-2521, were not happy in those years in the Home of Students.¨ (21).
In one particular letter, Abigail, who was a feminist, wrote to John, "in the new Code of Laws… I desire you would Remember the ladies, and be more generous and favorable to them… Do not put such unlimited power in the hands of the Husbands." To which John responds, "as to your extraordinary Code of Laws, I cannot but laugh." In Abigail 's letter, she was pleading with her husband to give women not only voting rights, but other rights as well. Abigail 's appeal for women 's rights revealed that women in this society were powerless, and consequently Abigail had to implore John. Moreover, John said he could not but laugh, which portrayed Abigail 's idea as outlandish.
In the book anthem by Ayn Rand starts off by saying that “Its is a sin to write this.” Why does he start the character by saying these words? in the book the main character is named equality 7-2521 and in his society they have taught him differently than ours. in mentioned in pg 19 “we are one in all and all in one there are no men but only the great we , one, indivisible forever.” The people in equalities society were taught by using the word “we” not I you but ‘We and Us”.their were all in one as brothers that were equal. equality was taught the same as all his brothers he thinks that writing this paper is a sin because as said in the book pg 17 “It is a sin to think words no others think and to put them down upon a paper.” in his society
When the two finally speak Equality tells her that he 's bestowed her with the name The Golden One, and she admits she has been calling him The Unconquered. These new names show the progression of independent thought because they are giving each other names that represent individualism. She gave him the name The Unconquered because he is not going to follow in the footsteps of his brothers and is not afraid to break the rules. So when The Unconquered unearths the great power of electricity he wants to share it with his brothers and show it to the Council of Scholars. Just like Equality, Ayn Rand wishes to write and express her personal thoughts, but her society in Russia will not allow her to.