History Literature / Anthem

1st Nov '16 9:55:04 PM Eagal
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* AuthorTract

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* AuthorTractAuthorTract: Like many of Ayn Rand's works, the evils of "collectivism" (the practice or principle of giving a group priority over each individual in it) is at the forefront of this book.



* {{Dystopia}} - arguably of the [[MarySuetopia Straw]] variety

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* {{Dystopia}} - arguably {{Dystopia}}: A society of the [[MarySuetopia Straw]] varietycomplete equality, whether its inhabitants like it or not.



* IJustWantToBeNormal: Equality, at first.
* IndividualityIsIllegal: Deconstructed.
* InMediasRes
* [[IntelligenceEqualsIsolation Individualism Equals Isolation]]: [[spoiler: Prometheus does have Gaea, but it's still just the two of them in the middle of nowhere]].

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* IJustWantToBeNormal: Equality, The main character, at first.
* %%* IndividualityIsIllegal: Deconstructed.
* InMediasRes
InMediasRes: The book starts with Equality hiding in a dark tunnel, he explains from the beginning why he is there.
* [[IntelligenceEqualsIsolation Individualism Equals Isolation]]: IntelligenceEqualsIsolation: [[spoiler: Prometheus does have Gaea, but it's still just the two of them in the middle of nowhere]].



* PlanetOfHats

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* PlanetOfHatsPlanetOfHats: Everyone is the same in this world, by force.



* PropheticName: Liberty 5-3000

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* %%* PropheticName: Liberty 5-3000



* TheUbermensch: Equality 7-2521.
* YouAreNumberSix

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* %%* TheUbermensch: Equality 7-2521.
* YouAreNumberSixYouAreNumberSix: No one has names in this dystopia. They're all "Equality #". The main character is Equality 7-2521.
8th Aug '15 12:15:14 PM SetsunasaNiWa
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* TheComplainerIsAlwaysWrong: Deconstructed. Anthem's dystopia is ''built'' on this concept. [[CaptainObvious It isn't a nice place to live]].

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* TheComplainerIsAlwaysWrong: Deconstructed. Anthem's dystopia is ''built'' on this concept. [[CaptainObvious It isn't a nice place to live]].live.
11th Jun '15 9:51:01 PM Llygodenfawr
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* NonActionGuy: Liberty 5-3000, in a gender-flipped example. She doesn't really do much except stand around looking pretty and agreeing with everything that Equality 7-2521 says.
1st May '15 12:42:19 AM RushLimborg
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* AfterTheEnd: Occurs centuries after the collapse of modern society. Some critics of Rand posit this as a sequel to ''Literature/AtlasShrugged'', even though it was written first and [[spoiler: making ''Anthem'' would mean John Galt and company ultimately ''failed''.]]

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* AfterTheEnd: Occurs centuries after the collapse of modern society. Some critics of Rand posit this as a sequel to ''Literature/AtlasShrugged'', even though it was written first and [[spoiler: making ''Anthem'' a sequel would mean John Galt and company ultimately ''failed''.]]
1st May '15 12:41:58 AM RushLimborg
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* AfterTheEnd: Occurs centuries after the collapse of modern society. Some critics of Rand posit this as a sequel to ''Literature/AtlasShrugged'' even though it was written first

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* AfterTheEnd: Occurs centuries after the collapse of modern society. Some critics of Rand posit this as a sequel to ''Literature/AtlasShrugged'' ''Literature/AtlasShrugged'', even though it was written firstfirst and [[spoiler: making ''Anthem'' would mean John Galt and company ultimately ''failed''.]]
6th Mar '15 1:51:47 AM TuringTest
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* {{Dystopia}}

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* {{Dystopia}}{{Dystopia}} - arguably of the [[MarySuetopia Straw]] variety
5th Oct '14 2:05:21 AM m8e
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Not to be confused with the Japanese Music/HeavyMetal band or the Creator/NealStephenson {{Doorstopper}}, Literature/{{Anathem}}.

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Not to be confused with the Japanese Music/HeavyMetal HeavyMetal band or the Creator/NealStephenson {{Doorstopper}}, Literature/{{Anathem}}.
13th Sep '14 3:48:12 PM megarotic
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* OneSteveLimit: Bizarre example. All people in this world are named a fuzzy, high-sounding word followed by a serial number, but all the characters who appear in the book happen to be assigned different words. Presumably, the names are re-used when their previous users die.

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* OneSteveLimit: Bizarre example. All people in this world are named a fuzzy, high-sounding word followed by a serial number, but all the characters who appear in the book happen to be assigned different words. Presumably, the names are re-used when their previous users owners die.
13th Sep '14 3:46:10 PM megarotic
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* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: Prometheus, Gaea]]

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* MeaningfulName: [[spoiler: Prometheus, Gaea]]At the end of the book, our heroes rename themselves Prometheus and Gaea, respectively]].



* NonActionGuy: Liberty 5-3000, in a gender-flipped example. She doesn't really do much except stand around looking pretty and agreeing with everything that Equality 7-2521 says.



* OneSteveLimit: Bizarre example. All people in this world are named a fuzzy, high-sounding word followed by a serial number, but all the characters who appear in the book happen to be assigned different words.

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* OneSteveLimit: Bizarre example. All people in this world are named a fuzzy, high-sounding word followed by a serial number, but all the characters who appear in the book happen to be assigned different words. Presumably, the names are re-used when their previous users die.



* TheUbermensch: Equality 7-2521, a.k.a. "Prometheus".

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* TheUbermensch: Equality 7-2521, a.k.a. "Prometheus".7-2521.
13th Sep '14 3:36:52 PM megarotic
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* TheUbermensch: Equality

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* TheUbermensch: EqualityEquality 7-2521, a.k.a. "Prometheus".
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