Analysis Of Anthem By Don 't Stress

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One of my favorite quotes is “Don’t stress. Do your best. Forget the rest,” because it reminds me not to fear things that are coming my way. It reminds me to just stay positive and do what is best for me. I also think that this quote can relate to the book Anthem because Equality has has feared in most of his life, but when he learns to break away from that fear he finally feels free. “There is fear hanging in the air of the sleeping halls, and in the air of the streets. Fear walks through the City, fear without name, without shape. All men feel it and none dare to speak.” (46) In the book Anthem the people were fearful of their punishment from the government. They were fearful of everywhere they went because the only place the could be…show more content…
I usually do this every night up until the test, even though I sometimes think I don’t always need to study to get a good grade. Therefore I am following all the rules just like Equality did, but I also have thoughts like he did to mislead me from my fear. Although, when it is the day of the test things start to change. Once it’s the day of the test I panic. I usually have butterflies in my stomach all day. I worry and am in fear that I am not going to do good on the test. I cram my brain with as much information as I can, but I know this doesn 't help. Most times it makes it worse because the I get a headache and can’t focus. When I finally get the test my mind usually goes blank. When this happens I just need to take a deep breath, regather myself , and remember that everything is going to be okay. Once I do this, I usually can remember all the things that I studied for many hours. So just like in chapter eight when Equality breaks away his shell of fear, when I get my test and just breath that is how I break my fear of test shell off. Fear can be a big factor in deciding things. Like Equality I use fear to my advantage. I use it to help drive me to do better on test. Equality was very brave to use fear to his advantage. A quote that helps me with overcoming my fears is “You cannot keep running away from your fears. At some point in life you will have to build up the courage to face and overcome

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