Metaphors For Anthem

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Picture this. You live in a place where no one is “I”. You can not be yourself. Everything is so bland and simple. You have no significant purpose or special meaning. The book Anthem is about a young man living in a future where the people have all lost themselves. They’re blind to individuality. Everyone lives collective groups controlled by the Council. You can imagine how gloomy this may feel. The man named Equality 7-2521 rebels against collectivism. He conducts himself in research and investigation of the Unmentionable Times. This research leads him to re-discover light electricity. The society had been absent-minded to electric light. Equality was supremely eager to present his discovery to the Council. He was very proud of himself.
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