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Individuality Surpressed in Novels

Summary: This is a comparison essay between the books We by Yevgeny Zamyatin, Anthem by Ayn Rand and 1984 by George Orwell. Describes how each text observes dystopian culture and how today's society is headed in that direction.
Individuality, and the ability to think for oneself are concepts that are a central part of today's society. In the past century, for the most part, it seems that individuals have been given the more rights and freedoms to think for themselves and practice their own value systems. What makes the books Anthem, We and 1984 interesting is that the authors have written a futuristic novel where freedoms have been taken away from the individual, and there is very little decision making taking place. All one needs to do is look at news headlines and see that more individuals have been given more rights and almost all behaviours that were not accepted one hundred years ago are now widely accepted. There are inconsistencies when reading novels that take place hundreds of years from now, or in what is now the past. The authors seem to think that...

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