Personal Essay: What Matters Most In My Life?

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What matters most in my life ? I will be referring to those texts to help me analyze this question and maybe answer it. Anthem, Prometheus, Emancipation Proclamation, Critical Thinking video, and the Socratic seminar we’ve done in class. All these sources lead to one thing that really matters most in life. That certain thing must be freedom and also achieving and self-love.

First, Anthem displays a lot of this freedom and what matters to the main character. In the book, Equality is defying the ways of his city's life and decides to separate himself from everyone else. This is freedom to him. Equality then realizes as he left the city that what matters most to him is to be free and become knowledgeable, be acknowledged. “We, Equality 7-2521, Have discovered a new power of nature.” That is an example of Equality is becoming more and more knowledgeable. Throughout the whole book, Equality learns more and more about the world he lives as he explores where no one else would. As well with me, As I grew up I started to learn more and more about this world as well. I started to learn that this world is cruel. Most things in life have to come to an end, that’s how life is. Embrace it. Equality does this very well in
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He is a “Good titan” as the people know him by in Greek culture and mythology. He was also known for his intelligence and being a champion of mankind. What matters most to Prometheus ? Prometheus cares for the well being of humanity and wants to bring the people “fire” to light their civilization. This is what matters most to Prometheus. He does this by defying the Gods and taking the fire from then. Prometheus was then punished by Zeus for this act. Prometheus was then tied down to a mountain and an eagle would come and eat Prometheus’s liver. The liver would grow back overnight and the next day the eagle would come and eat it once