Fahrenheit 451 Commentary

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Fahrenheit 451 is a book that tells a story of one fireman called Montag, the story passes in one futuristic society where the books are prohibited and if they are found they are burned by the fireman. Most of the people in this society seems to be brainwashed and do not care to learn. During the story different people appear, showing how people in that society were. The book can be interpreted in several ways, but the way that seems more realistic is that the world in the future will be like this. I chose page 8 and 9 of the book fahrenheit 451, because it shows character building of Montag and Clarisse. This is one of their first meetings. Clarisse knows about the world much more than Montag. Montag has clearly been brainwashed. Meanwhile Clarisse knows facts from the past that Montag had no idea of. Clarisse is very important for the structure of the …show more content…

After this there are more metaphors to be interpreted like in this quote "If you showed a driver a green blur, Oh yes! he 'd say, that 's grass! A pink blur? That 's a rose-garden! White blurs are houses. Brown blurs are cows." Clarisse is criticizing again the lack of understanding about the world. People are monotonous, they have one answer for all single question, they are similar to robots, they don 't even try to think or analyse. The author wrote this quote to warn us that we are becoming similar to this, if more people give up in improving their knowledge and skills more faster we are going to become this society that the book

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