"Anthem" by Ayn Rand.
In Ayn Rand's Anthem, the author shows a civilization where people lived without personal freedom, living only to serve their state. Men and women exist only to serve their Brothers and do what is expected of them. Although society has crushed all individuality and everyone lives in total collectivism, there is one in this novel who dares to go against society, Prometheus. Prometheus is the hero in this story because he is unique, brave and egoistic.
Prometheus was different from society and was looked down upon by society for being tall, intelligent…
- "Anthem" by Ayn Rand.
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- These study notes help prove the theory of collectivism throughout the novella Anthem.
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