Throughout the book Equality 7-2521 challenges the idea that everyone is and must be the same. Instead he acts on his own. In the book everyone is supposed to be equal alongside their brothers. That means that no one is more important, intelligent, and so on than their brothers and by being so it is an evil in the world.
When he was on the run, he saw his reflection, and he cried because he has never seen his reflection before. Equality has never seen his own face, “Our face was not like the faces of our brothers, for we felt no pity when looking upon it. Our body was not like the bodies of our brothers, for our limbs were straight and thin and hard and strong” (Rand ch.8, page 7). This means that he was never able to leave his society and see the real Him. Equality has truly found the power behind becoming a real
Hop Frog on the other hand becomes insane from drinking, thus, straying from the alcoholic beverages. The king actually finds amusement from him drinking. Forth, the king is not mature and plays to many jokes. “But the king loved his practical jokes” (Poe 4). The king, playing jokes and doing other childish behavior, leads Hop Frog to think of the idea of the monkey costumes.
Arnold grows up poor, and he knows of the struggles, alcoholism, and the outcome of his future would be like if he did not change the outcome. Arnold defied his odd chances and did something brave. He left the reservation and joined an all white, all American school. This is where my idea of American equality happened in this novel. It would have been so easy for the white male and female characters to outcast Arnold for being the only different nationality and color in the school.
Comparing and contrasting 2081 to Harrison Bergeron Admit it, one time you were bored or sat down with nothing to do and couldn’t help but imagine how life would be if everyone was equal, don’t even try denying it, you’ve thought of that at least once in your life, but as any good writer would do, they’d write their thoughts down and turn it into a story, that’s exactly what Kurt Vonnegut did. Just imagine living a life where no one gets compared to others in any way. We all wish for a society like that, but Kurt showed us how equality can negatively affect our society. But that’s not the our main idea in this essay, our main idea is to highlight the comparisons and contrasts between the story “Harrison Bergeron” and the movie version “2081”. To begin with, Both the story and the movie had the same introduction/ Opening; “Everybody was finally equal.
“Harrison Bergeron” conveys the idea that the only way to reach equality is through the eradication of competition. However, the true underlying message in this short story is that comparison is the root of inequality. In an exchange between Hazel and her husband, George refers to the period before the ratification of the 211th-213th Amendments as “the dark ages” and traces the dark days back to the rivalry that tore people apart. This indicates that their society does not allow anyone to be better than another for the sole purpose of making sure no one feels lesser than someone else: equality.
Jonas first sees the color red when he is throwing an apple with Asher his best friend, and he pays attention a lot in school. A quote that shows that Jonas has the power to see beyond when “‘You're beginning to see the color red’[The Giver said]”(Lowry 89).The quote shows that Jonas is starting to see the color red. A quote that shows that Jonas is very observative when “‘We are all aware that Jonas has been a top student throughout his school days.[The Chief Elder said](Lowry 59).This shows that Jonas is a very observative young man. The problems in the this story are that Jonas is apprehensive about his ceremony of 12,and he also sees a baby get released.
For young boy of his age no growing up with any real worries is ideal and to have the exposure of death is traumatic. This death has opened up his eyes into reality and showed him the true side of life. Antonio has seen the good and evil of the world like Ultima. She is portrayed as the savior of the town, because there is no evil that can match up to the goodness in her. “For us Ultima personified goodness, and any risk in defense of goodness was right.
Would you give up love and true happiness for a life without pain? In the dystopian novel The Giver, written by Lois Lowry, strong emotion is sacrificed for a peaceful environment. The depicted community at first appears to be a utopia, where hate and discrimination are abolished, but the emotionless society is quickly revealed to be dystopian as the story continues. They live in a world of sameness; there is no hunger, suffering, or war, but also no color, diversity, or sensuality. The protagonist, a twelve-year-old boy named Jonas, uncovers the truth about his community when he is assigned to be the Receiver of Memory, and acquires the memories from the past from an elder called the Giver.
Young Goodman Brown believes that he lives in the most perfect world where all is good, and no evil exists. Although, Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “Young Goodman Brown” tells a twisted story of a newlywed learning of all the evil that is in this world. In the end, the narrative reveals that many people give in to temptation and sin. In this case, the devil himself persuades town members into sinning against their beliefs, and eventually Young Goodman Brown himself. Hawthorne puts an unusual twist on the beliefs of Puritans showing that not one human being is as faithful to their religion as they claim to be because of temptation which leads to sin.
Then, he is shot dead during a dance. The theme in “Harrison Bergeron” is that equality could be dangerous. In this short story, the thought of equality taints the people 's minds and they do not notice they are being controlled by the government.
But since the Pig acted fast and threw him an apple, he yet again escaped from the Wolf. Additionally, the third Pig can be admired as he was bold apart from the pigs. The Wolf had assumed that all the pigs were foolish and would be easy to take advantage
We must all be alike. Not everyone born free and equal, as the Constitution says, but everyone made equal. Each man the image of every other; then all are happy, for there are no mountains to make them cower, to judge themselves against." (Bradbury, page 55). Beatty says this due to Montag’s existential crisis.