The Relationship Between D-503 and I-330 in Yevgeny Zamyatin’s WE There is clearly emotional electricity created by Yevgeny Zamyatin between D-503 and I-330. How is this incorporated in the plot and to what effect? By Joseph Armenio
The relationship between both D-503 and I-330 is tremendously electric. The love both characters share is exceptionally great. For example in the initial moments of D-503 and I-330’s first encounter, D-503 was laughing hysterically. Yevgeny Zamyatin thus stated that their relationship would be a relationship filled with love and compassion with no useless bickering. The readers knew this when he made the two originally encounter each other through the use of laughter. When I-330 went up to D-503 to speak to him, she told him what he was thinking. This shocked D-503 but intrigued him at the same time. D-503 in the previous paragraph before the meeting with I-330, he was thinking how he felt like he has created everything, almost like God did in seven days. This is exactly what I-330 thought he was thinking. When I was first reading this particular part of record two, the initial meeting made me think how they are extremely alike in many ways. In the way they talk, or what they laugh at, and the perception each has for the other. At first D-503 realizes her distinct X like face. Then he is tries to figure out how she knew what he was thinking. “Maybe she was aware that I am the builder of the integral”. D-503 could not figure it out. Then D-503 began to get nervous, like any meeting where the man is infatuated with the women, he begins to get nervous. He then notices how what she is saying to him is so similar to what he was just recently writing in his journal. It made me realize how similar everyone was at the time in the one state. “No one is ever is ever ‘one’ but always ‘one of’. We are so identical …” When she was leaving with the “S” looking character, she called to him and asked him to be at auditorium 112 the day after...
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