Some of them can seem harsh and a little bit unnecessary. For example, there is one rule that prohibits citizens from choosing their own occupations. Equality 7-2521, the main character of Anthem, grew up dreaming of being a member in the House of Scholars. He was extremely intelligent and always eager to learn. Instead of being praised for his knowledge as he would be in our society he was scolded for it.
They must also have a protector and guide to help them grow into something good, that could make a difference in the world. But nobody is stuck as one or the other, especially when they are born. They cannot be born good or evil, it is for them to decide. This is shown through characters such as Jack Merridew in William Golding’s Lord of the Flies, and the use of young boys as the characters. They boys also push away their only “guides” of sorts, leading to their personality changes with evil weaved into
Montag had been told to conform to society and the government and even by his boss, yet he still rebelled against everything that had to do with conformity. It could be taken into account that he was trying to protect the government from everyone being different and conforming; however, in part 3, Burning Bright, Montag denied Captian Beatty the satisfaction of conformity: “‘Hand it over, Guy,’ said Beatty with a fixed smile. And then he was a shrieking
As soon as he discovers electric lighting, he writes in his journal, “We can light our tunnel, and the City, and all the Cities of the world with nothing save metal and wires. We can give our brothers a new light, cleaner and brighter, than any they have ever known.” (Rand 60). Equality’s selflessness is exemplified when he wishes to share his light, one he believes he’s created and tamed by himself, for the betterment of the world. Throughout Anthem, Equality helps others and wishes to share his knowledge to others. Though Equality starts Anthem with no knowledge of selfishness, raised in a society that forces all to work for the good of all, he ends Anthem by wishing to liberate those oppressed by the lies of the
When Kilgore Trout had a conversion with the truck driver, he was impressed by the Trout’s words. That was the galaxy how it was formed and the detail about the galaxy. The star of Bethlehem also told by Trout, which was in the Bible about Jesus. Trout express his view about the vehicles in the society emitting carbon monoxide, which was the reason for destruction of the planet. Kilgore Trout was a famous science fiction writer; he had many things in his mind and creates the new and wonderful story for the truck driver.
In the story it mentions the ideas of Fate and Free will and how some believe in one than the other. For example Billy Believes in fate since he has no control of his life, even though he can travel through it. As mentioned in the novel by a Tralfamadorian, “Only on Earth is there any talk on free will.” After reading this quote it revealed to me the meaning of the novel, but I touch on this later. To begin with, Through the novel Billy Pilgrim is shown to be able to jump to any point of his life ,but isn’t capable of change the outcome of any event. This makes the reader question if “Free Will” is an option in a person’s life.
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.
Each time we read a book or watch a documentary we have the choice to either agree or disagree with the opinion of the author or director. Overwhelming evidence proves that humans are at the source of crop circles. Though scientists believe there may be something we cannot comprehend behind the mysteries of crop circles, with the information we have, only the conclusion of talented hoaxers can be reached. Confessions, social media, and video evidence make it clear that what we think is so otherworldly may be closer to home than we
In the event that you went into the wild, to what extent do you think you would live for? On the other hand would you even be considering that? Is Chris oblivious or did he just not consider what he was doing before he isn 't that right? As Shaun would say, McCandless was insensible, however as I would see it, I know he was savvy, yet I think he wasn 't as a matter of course considering the result of what he was getting himself into. He may of knew how to survive and two or three things about nature, yet insufficient, he wasn 't arranged for the more awful, for example, swimming over the stream to return home in the event that he chose to.
I also found one other really good piece of information I think really represents Andy’s characterization. As he lies there he realizes thing could have different and every choice he makes impacts everything that could happen. “ And he wondered suddenly if the Guardians who has ambushed him and knifed him had ever once realized he was Andy?” (Hunter 6). He sees that no one really see him as Andy and no one cares what his really name is they just see him as a Royal. They ties into the the theme that people should not be labeled everyone should be able to be themselves because Andy is judged by everyone when he really just wants to be seen as the kind boy he really is.
George and Hazel can live with each other, their society has restrictions for people to be equal but not with marriage nor love. The novella Anthem has people being scared to fall out of line with society, therefore Equality is required to live in groups with his brothers and is not allowed to have he option to marry or to love someone. Following yourself is important in today’s envronment because you are taught to be yourself and not someone who you’re