Equality is assigned a Street Sweeper and has to go to the Home of the Street Sweepers. He wanted to be a Scholar since he was smarter than all his brothers.
Equality meets a girl named Liberty 5-3000. We learned how Equality felt about Liberty when he proclaimed, "Their hair was golden as the sun; their hair flew in the wind, shining and wild, as if it defied men to restrain it".(Rand 39)
Equality(while cutting open a dead frog) discovered electricity. He wants to give it to the Scholars so he can join them, but he could get arrested or worse.
In this chapter, Liberty 5-3000 is getting Equality some water because he was thirsty. After he finished drinking the water he didn't want to move his lips so he kissed her hand and Liberty liked the kiss. We know that Equality loves Liberty when Equality proclaimed, " We do not know if we drank the water. We only knew suddenly their hands were empty, but we were still holding our lips to their hands".(Rand 57)
In this chapter, Equality figured out how make a light bulb. He plans to bring it to the Scholars so he can be accepted into the Scholars and not a Street Sweeper.
In chapter 6, Equality was late to a meeting and the Council asks where he was he said" We will not tell you". So they said whip them until they tell you. They have been holding him in a cell and he plans to escape and show the World Scholars his light.