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Dystopia In Ann Rand's Anthem

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Ann Rand shows a dystopia through the book Anthem. This book is so interesting because of the connection it has to our future even though it was written over 50 years ago. Throughout the book, the main character, Equality, was outcasted due to abnormal height and learning abilities. All he ever wanted to do was to be chosen as a scholar, but his dreams were shattered and the council chose him to be a street sweeper. The dystopia Equality was in you could not think of one as “I” but as “We”. also that any new idea or thought was a sin. But Equality kept feeling an urge to explore and think differently. He later stumbles upon a cave from the “Unmentionable Times” and discovered electricity. After his recent discovery Equality meets liberty and...

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