'Objectivism In Anthem' By Ayn Rand

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Ayn Rand was by far one of the most opinionated authors or her time- she even created her own philosophy because she could agree with no other. Her writing style was the similar in fashion, as it was like no other books in circulation, and she even made a point of writing plain and dull plots and characters so that her ideals would shine through as the true interest in her pieces. She writes her non-fiction books just the same as her fiction novels- simple and to the point. She didn’t care who agreed or disagreed with her, she just knew that she was right and wouldn’t let anyone convince her different. Her philosophy, Objectivism, pictured the perfect man as confident and assured, whose main goal in life was his own happiness, and included the idea that one must transform…show more content…
This is especially apparent in her non-fiction books, where she blatantly mentions her philosophy, but it was also present in her fictional novels. Her writing style only further established this fact. She used very few literary and rhetoric devices in her novels, except for her incredible use of imagery. She wanted to paint an exact picture of what was happening in the reader’s head, which led to a lack of misinterpretation that was crucial for her promotion of Objectivism. She also achieved this by creating seemingly boring and dull characters and plot lines. If it weren’t for her sheer talent as a writer, her books would’ve never became as popular as they are. Her writing style is blatantly blunt and harsh. Every one of her characters are seemingly cold, and deliver nasty statements with no diction or infliction of tone whatsoever. These dull plotlines, these dull characters, they were crafted in the mind of shameless promotion of her own philosophy, Objectivism. The main theme throughout all of her books, whether fiction or not, is Objectivism, and the belief of the strength and superiority of men and in the manipulation of
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