Read the lyrics to the poem below. Then, respond to the following question. Make sure you address all of the following questions in your response.

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How do multiple characters speak & behave toward Equality 7-2521 that is echoed in the lyrics of this song?

You may find details for support in the speech and actions (behaviors such as gestures and body language) of secondary characters. What do they say to Equality 7-2521? How do they behave toward Equality 7-2521? What do they mean by what they say & do? Why is this important given what the world in which they live is like? 

Give examples to provide support in the form of direct quotations from the book, Anthem by Ayn Rand as well as from the song Only the Good Die Young by Billy Joel.

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“Only The Good Die Young” by Billy Joel

Come out Virginia, don’t let me me wait;
You Catholic girls start much too late
But sooner or later it comes down to fate
I might as well be the one.
They showed you a statue and told you to pray They built you a temple and locked you away
But they never told you the price that you pay
For things that you might have done…
Only the good die young. 
You might have heard I run with a dangerous crowd
We ain’t too pretty, we ain’t too proud
We might be laughing a bit too loud
But that never hurt no one 
Come on Virginia show me a sign
Send up a signal, I’ll throw you the line
The stained-glass curtain you’re hiding behind
Never lets in the sun.
Darling, only the good die young 
You got a nice white dress and a party on your confirmation
You got a brand new soul, 
And a cross of gold.
But Virginia they didn’t give you quite enough information
You didn’t count on me 
When you were counting on your rosary 
They say there’s a heaven for those who will wait
Some say it’s better but I say it ain’t.
I’d rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints;
Sinners are much more fun…
You know that only the good die young 
You say your mother told you all that I could give you was a reputation
She never cared for me
But did she ever say a prayer for me?
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How do multiple characters speak & behave toward Equality 7-2521 that is echoed in the lyrics of this song?You may find details for support in the speech and actions (behaviors such as gestures and body language) of secondary characters. What do they say to Equality 7-2521? How do they behave toward Equality 7-2521? What do they mean by what they say & do? Why is this important given what the world in which they live is like? Give examples to provide support in the form of direct quotations from the book, Anthem by Ayn Rand as well as from the song Only the Good Die Young by Billy Joel.
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Source of lyrics – http://www.azlyrics.com/lyrics/billyjoel/onlythegooddieyoung.html
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