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    Anthem is a brief, tale that takes place in the future in a collectivism world where the “I” has vanished from their language. The novel rotates around Equality 7-2521, Liberty 5-3000, International 4-8818, Fraternity 2-5503, Solidarity 9-6347, Collective 0-0009, and Union 5-3992 where they, along with their society is prohibited from certain things. In the novel, the society they live in is being ran by a communist government. It is being told from the point of view of a man named Equality…

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    “Words are pale shadows of forgotten names. As names have power, words have power. Words can light fires in the minds of men. Words can wring tears from the hardest hearts.”- Patrick Rothfuss. The book Anthem, by Ayn Rand, uses language to give readers an idea of the characters’ beliefs, thoughts, and progression throughout the novel. The book does this all while telling the story of a curious boy trapped in a routine world where he is not accepted. The language in books, and reading in…

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    Ayn Rand’s claims, concerning her book, “Anthem”, are both reasonable and justifiable. Her ideas towards individualism and collectivism are be supported in many different ways. In a world of people living by Rand’s theories, humankind could only move in a forward direction. First of all, societal and technical developments would thrive with man working together to achieve rather than to compete. Any given person’s life would be better for themselves if they put their own well being before…

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    Mankind has grown to become very intelligent. The more intelligent a man is, the more difficult is it to control him. Somehow, the society in Anthem have found a way to control the minds and bodies of mankind. Anthem portrays a young man named Equality 7-2521 who tries to live in such a damaged and controlled society. After discovering how society was during “The Unmentionable Times,” Equality realizes that he must restore society as it was originally meant to be. In Anthem, The word “I” is…

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    Anthem Essay In the book Anthem, written by Ayn Rand, there is a clear definition of what is meant to be proclaimed in the writing. There are two main words that are the central focus; individualism and collectivism. Imagine a world where a group of people could only do what they were told with the same routine everyday. Along with that, a certain person is referred to as they instead of I with no opinions, and no personality. First, Anthem introduces collectivism as a detrimental mindset…

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    Sin In Ayn Rand's Anthem

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    Ayn Rand’s novel Anthem, is Equality 7-2521’s journal, which he says is a sin. In this journal he is writing down all his emotions, questions and thoughts. Equality 7-2521 lives in a society where reading, writing, thinking, questioning, knowledge and being different is a sin. The journal starts with the sentence “It is a sin to write this” (Rand 1). Though he knows that everything he does is a sin he keeps on doing them, he is a rebel. He is questioning the way the government rules and is…

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    Anthem Contest Paper The society in Anthem a novella by Ayn Rand,has many rules of both good and bad that Equality would change for his new society.Equality wants rules that would let people choose for themselves how they want to live there life.Equality may keep some rules from the old society but will mostly make new rules to change the ways the society works to change how in Anthem the society Equality is trying to change is portrayed as a dystopia where Equality wants a utopia. Equality…

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    Partnership Working

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    This essay will provide a rational as to why this topic of communicating a new diagnosis of cancer has been chosen (see appendix 1). It will provide a definition and a discussion of what partnership working is and its importance with regards to conveying a potentially distressing and difficult diagnosis. This essay will also critically evaluate some of the barriers and enablers that could hinder or promote effective partnership working, these include who delivers the news and how, the…

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    This level takes into account rules, regulations, and policies that may constrain or encourage occupational performance. (National Cancer Institute) Rachel works at United Cerebral Palsy’s shred business called Gone for Good. They are a facilitator to her occupational performance and independence by providing her with a job and helping her to be self-sufficient. They have policies and regulations…

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    In the book Anthem by Ayn Rand, Equality 7-2521 is a young man who struggles to find ways to show his true self because he lives in a society based on conformity. Ayn Rand uses the symbols of the light bulb, the Uncharted Forest, and his new name to demonstrate the conflict of individuality versus conformity in order to demonstrate the importance of individuality and self-discovery. Thus, through the use of these symbols, Ayn Rand is able to integrate the theme of individuality versus conformity…

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