Why Anthem was written

The following images show the themes that Ayn Rand was trying to depict by writing her novella "Anthem" The first theme is curiosity and how it's a good trait that helps humans learn. The second theme is conformity and how it can damage a society and individual. Next is hope and how if you have hope and will achieve your goals. Finally there's love and how it's a great motivator to be happy.

"We found strange boxes with bars or metal inside with many cords and strands and coils of metal" (Rand 54).
"We are one in all and all in one. There are no men but only the great WE, One, indivisible and forever" (Rand 19).
"And then we saw the fold of a white tunic among the trees and a gleam of gold" (Rand 81).
"Our dearest one. Fear nothing of the forest. There is no danger in solitude. We have no need of our brothers. Let us forget their good and our evil, let us forget all things save that we are together and that there is joy as a bond between us" (Rand 83).
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