Rules, Point of View and Free will-What are the rules that our characters must live by?
There is to be no thinking of women.
One must always be happy.
One must not have desires.
Thoughts of the unchartered Forest are forbidden.
No speaking the unsp
Utopia vs. Dystopia
o Place, state, or condition that is ideally perfect in respect of politics, laws, customs,
Ex: The Garden of Eden, heaven
o Futuristic, imaginary place with a harshly controlled society
o Illusion o
Information, independent thought, and freedom are restricted:
Its a sin to think words no others think and to put them down upon a paper no others are to
see.The law says that men may not write unless The Council of Vocations bid
Citizens are perceived to be under constant surveillance
o P. 63 When the Council of the Home questioned us, we looked upon the faces
of the Council, but there was no curiosity in those faces, and no anger, and no
mercy. So when
Equality 7-2521 vs. International 4-8818
Equality and International find a tunnel from the Unmentionable Times, and in finding that
tunnel, their friendship is tested.
We shall report our find to the City Council and both of us will be reward
A. Our body was not like the bodies of our brothers for our limbs were straight and
thin and hard and strong. P. 80
B. This character has a thirst for knowledge and understanding; he doesnt just want to be a
C. He feels sup
Conflicts and motivations- man vs. man What is not done collectively cannot be
good (73). The Home of the Scholars disagrees with Equalitys ideas of electricity
and the light bulb being powered.
Impact on setting- Contributes to
Equality 7-2521 vs. the World Council of Scholars
o We have much to say to a wretch who have broken all the laws and who boast of
their infamy! (pg 71). Equality 7-2521 had broken the law by bringing the light
box to the World Council of Scholar
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Symbols Light- the tunnel, the light bulb: the house in the forest with windows.
And he suffered for his deed as all bearers of light suffer. His name was
They would see nothing, save our crime
A. Our body was not like the bodies of our brothers for our limbs were straight and thin and
hard and strong. P. 80
B. This character has a thirst for knowledge and understanding; he doesnt just want to be a street
C. He feels sup
Equality 7-2521 vs. The World Council of Scholars
Equality wants to show his light bulb to the World Council of Scholars so that they can work
together and better mankind. Unfortunately, the scholars did not take Equality seriously in his
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Ego and Allusions
Definition: The I or self of any person; a person as thinking, feeling, and willing
and distinguishing itself from the selves of others and objects of its thoughts.
Ego is being