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  • Not an Ayn Rand Essay

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    The fiction novel, The Fountainhead, by Ayn Rand is based off of her philosophy of Objectivism. Ayn Rand defines and separates her philosophy of Objectivism into four different and distinct parts. The first part Ayn Rand explains is Metaphysics. Metaphysics is an objective reality where you only accept facts as reality and not fantasies or desires. The next part of Objectivism is Epistemology, which is reasoning by perceiving reality by using knowledge or facts as your guide. The third part is

  • Anthem by Ayn Rand

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    Anthem, the futuristic novel pinned by Ayn Rand in 1937 gives light to a very scary place and time. This writing expressed her views and beliefs that the United States would be repeating a dark place of its history. Setting the preface where slavery and dictatorship was once more the social norm. As with most forward thinkers their thoughts and ideas are concerned extreme and not given the validity they deserve until future generation look back into the past. History and human behavior always repeats

  • Biographical Essay On Ayn Rand

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    Essay of Ayn Rand Ayn Rand is a wonderful Russian American writer. As a writer, she committed to express her faith,she is brave because she never gave up in exposing her belief, in which she succesed through continous effort. Ayn Rand was born on February 2, 1905, and passed away on March 6, 1982. With her strong character as an othrest, she supported rational and ethical egoism , and rejected altruism and collectivism. Ayn’s works profoundly expressed her idea. For example in art ,Ayn likes to write

  • The Novel Anthem By Ayn Rand

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    Anthem by Ayn Rand is a dystopian science fiction novel that is set in the future where there are no rights or freedom there is no such thing as “I”. Everyone is equal to each other; they work and live in collective groups everyone is thought as one. The narrator, Equality 7-2521 has always stood out from everyone else, he was much smarter, later on, he vows to use his new knowledge to build a society based on individual freedom. D. Thesis statement: In the novel Anthem, the author, Ayn Rand implements

  • Analysis Of ' Anthem ' By Ayn Rand

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    compels its audience to re-examine the values of their society, resulting in an optimistic tale that gives the audience hope to escape their pessimistic future. Anthem by Ayn Rand (1937) is a detailed portrait of a collectivist society overstated for the purpose of satire and storytelling. As a politically conscious writer, Rand writes to communicate to her audience her political perception into the destructive psychology of collectivism. This exposes the audience to the risks of conformity, along

  • Essay on Ayn Rand

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    This essay will discuss the life and works of Ayn Rand. The woman who would become Ayn Rand was born Alice Rosenbaum on February 2, 1905. (Branden, Barbara pg.3 1986). She was born during the eleventh year of Nicholas II's reign in Russia.(Baker pg.1 1987). Rand's birth was just before a revolution in Russia, however this revolution was put down by her first year.(Branden, Barbara pg.3 1986). The Rosenbaum's lived quite comfortably under the czar.(Baker pg.1 1987). Beneath their large apartment was

  • Summary Of Anthem By Ayn Rand

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    The book Anthem by Ayn Rand is about a futuristic community that has many unusual rules compared to today’s society that evolve throughout the book. These rules exist because they are to protect anything bad from happening in their society. They are strict because the Councils who have created the rules want to make sure everything is under their control. Their purpose is to enforce and maintain the people of the community. In Equality’s world that he describes at the end of the story there is most

  • Analysis Of Anthem By Ayn Rand

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    The book Anthem by Ayn Rand takes place in a dystopian society, quite different from the world we know it today. Equality 7-2521, the main character, lives in a civilization where “There are no men but only the great WE. One, indivisible and forever.” (Rand, Ayn) For the majority of the book, the pronoun “we” would be used. All idea of ego is forbidden, and is punishable by death. Acts such as being smarter, or even in Equality 7-2521’s instance, also being taller, is frowned upon. Going by these

  • Summary Of Anthem By Ayn Rand

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    In the novella, Anthem, author Ayn Rand depicts a futuristic journey of rediscovery by the protagonist, Equality 7-2521, and his struggles against the totalitarian government rule of his society. Throughout the novella, the government shows full manipulation on the life of the people, revealing their moral views and standards. In fact, everyone within the society is compelled to forget significant aspects of humanity. However, when Equality 7-2521 escapes from the oppressive government, he undergoes

  • Anthem -Ayn Rand

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    upon it. Our body was not like the bodies of our brothers, for our limbs were straight and thin and hard and strong. And we thought that we could trust this being who looked upon us from the stream, and that we had nothing to fear with this being.” (Rand, 80) Now that he is thinking for himself he wants to know more about himself. He never received the chance to find out what kind of person he was when he was young, so now that he is older he wants to know more about himself. He falls in love with