Anthem Dialectical Journal Essay

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Sydney Richter
August 20, 2012
Period 1
Dialectical Journal (Anthem by Ayn Rand)
|Passage |Explication |
|Chapter 1 |This passage seems rather similar to the pledge of allegiance stating |
|“We are one in all…indivisible and forever”(19). |that we as Americans are one nation under God. However, under our |
| |nation we all are individuals and call ourselves by the word “I”. |
| |Their
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If he were to bring this to |
| |the scholars then I think that they would not accept it considering |
| |that it was from then, that is, if they know it was the past. |
|Chapter 4 |Clearly this far into the book a theme of oppression is quite |
|““Our dearest one,” we whispered. |apparent. As the reader knows, ironically, these words have been said |
|Never have men said this to women” (56). |in the past before this society would be developed and they are not |
| |the first. Also, there is another theme in this book and that is one |
| |of forbidden love and the quest to keep it alive. The reader seems to |
| |root for Liberty and Equality to make it work as their feelings |

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