books, discussion, throwback thursday

Throwback Thursday: Anthem by Ayn Rand Essay

My sophomore year of high school, I was a semi-finalist / third place winner in the international Ayn Rand Foundation Anthem essay contest. This was my essay. Most fictional, future worlds, even the post-apocalyptic and/or totalitarian ones, are technologically advanced, at least compared to the time in which they were written. In Anthem, unlike most,… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Anthem by Ayn Rand Essay

Awards, books, personal, school, writing

Award Winning Essayist!!!!

I don't know if I ever mentioned this on this blog, but last year my English teacher had as read Anthem by Ayn Rand, and along with reading the book, made us write an essay for an essay contest run by the Ayn Rand Institute. Now, I hated the book, really, truly loathed it, but… Continue reading Award Winning Essayist!!!!