The Question and Answer section for Anthem is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The shift from "we" to "I" is a motif in the novel. Equality 7-2521 finally understands that the collective is killing him. He is unique and impressive. Upon learning the word "I," renames himself "Prometheus." The name "Prometheus" is laden with...
Equality 7-2521 journal like process gives the reader and intimate look into his world. The journal takes on a confessional so the reader can find detailed context into the dystopia as well as the protagonist’s thoughts and dreams.
A person's identity is defined by what they do, as a job, and if they say what they are supposed to. Equality-2521 has always been too curious and too intelligent for his job and his peers.