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Anthem Study Guide

What name does the Golden One initially give Equality 7-2521?
the Unconquered
What job does the Council of Vocations assign to Equality 7-2521?
Street sweep
How long ago was the candle invented?
100 year ago
What is the Unspeakable Word?
What does Equality 7-2521 research while in the tunnel?
Which Street Sweeper is too dull-witted to feel the oppression of collectivism?
Union 5-3992
Who is heard of the World Council of Scholars?
Collective 0-009
What does Equality 7-2521 secretly name the Transgressor?
The Saint of the Pyre
During what activity does Equality 7-2521 escape to the tunnels?
City Theatre
At what age do men join the Home of the Useless?
What is the last word in the story?
How does Equality 7-2521 escape the Palace of Corrective Detention?
He walks out the door uncontested.
Why does Equality 7-2521 rename himself Prometheus?
Because Prometheus brought light to man.
What does the Golden One say to Equality 7-2521 after she discovers "I"?
I love you.
Why does Equality 7-2521 protect his glass box?
Because he is proud of his creation.
What is the most evil word in the language? (according to Rand)
For how long does Equality 7-2521 remain in the Palace of Correctivev Detention?
30 days
Where does Equality 7-2521 go when he is exciled?
The forest
Of whom does Equality 7-2521 consider himself a disciple?
The Transgressor of the Unspeakable Word
What color is the light of the glass box?
How does Equality 7-2521 discover electricity?
While dissecting a grog hanging on a copper wire
What ended the Unmentionable Times?
Great Rebirth
What color are the walls of the Home of the Students?
Where does Equality 7-2521 converse with the Golden One?
At the hedge
What age is the Golden One?
Why is Equality 7-2521 pleased at the Golden One's age?
She has not yet entered the Palace of Mating
What does the Golden One offer to Equality 7-2521?
Why does Equality 7-2521 get sent to the Palace of Corrective Detention?
For refusing to tell the Home Council where he was one night
How is Equality 7-2521 punished in the Palace of Corrective Detention?
Why does the Council of Vocations give Equality 7-2521 his job?
Because he is too independent to be allowed a higher position
Who is International 4-8818?
Equality 7-2521's bestfriend
Where does Equality 7-2521 write the beginning part of the novella?
In a tunnel
What does the Golden One do for a living?
She is a peasant
Why do the members of the World Council of Scholars reject the light bulb?
Because they are afraid of it
Why does Equality 7-25-21 decide to offer the World Council of Scholars the light bulb?
He wants to help his brothers
Where does Equality 7-2521 meet the Golden One?
In the field
What word doesn't that Golden One know until the end of the novella?
What does Equality 7-2521 do for a living, officially?
He sweeps the streets.
Who is Prometheus?
The man who stole fire from the gods.
At the end of the novella, What does Equality 7-2521 do for a living, officially? does not plan to do which of the following?
Kill Collective 0-0009
The first time they meet, what does Equality 7-2521 say to the Golden One?
What is your name?
What does Equality 7-2521 believe is the most important concept known to man?
Why does Equality 7-2521 break out of the Palace of Corrective Detention?
The World Council is meeting
When does the story take place?
The year is unspecified
How does Equality 7-2521 escape the Palace of Corrective Detention?
He kicks the door down
Where does the story take place?
The location is unspecified
What is the name of Ayn Rand's philosophy?
Equality 7-2521 discovers which of the following?
Why don't the students talk to each other?
They are afraid that the others might not agree with what they say
Who built the house in which Equality 7-2521 and the Golden One live at the end of the novella?
Men from the Unmentionable Times
To save
A doorway, entrance, or gate
Pulled or drawn tight, tense
Well-know; very distinguished
An authoritative command
To think it appropriate to one's station
a violation of law, command, or duty
assembled into a whole
the state of being alone, seclusion
a raised platform for honored guests
to make amends, as for a sin or fault
evil fame as a result of a shameful act
a heap of combustible
to turn away
a group associate for a common purpose or interest
What do the laws of this society say writing?
It is a sin too think words no others think and put them down on paper.
List four laws of this society
-men must learn till they reach their 15th year
-council of vocations chooses jobs for everyone
-only we + us can be used
-men must think of all brothers not just one
Why did International 4-8818 say it was forbidden to enter the "hole" even if the Council did not know it?
Since the council doesn't know of the hole, there is no law permitting to enter. Everything not permitted by law is forbidden
For what purposes did Equality 7-2521 use the hole
Equality uses the hole to write & discover electricity
Describe the house and its contents in your own words and explain why Liberty and Equality find it so strange and unique.
The house is two stories with flat roof, its mostly made out of glass. There is a library full of books and only one bedroom so this house was meant for two people. They find it so strange because they have never seen a house so small.
What names do Liberty and Equality choose? Why did they pick those names, what is the meaning of those names?
Liberty chooses Gaea because she was the mother of earth and all gods. Equality chooses Prometheus because he took the light of goods and gave them to men, he taught men how to be gods.