Culture In Fahrenheit 451

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Have you ever thought about the future of our society? Ray Bradbury wrote Fahrenheit 451 trying to predict what our future may look like. He wrote about what may happen to our society if we don’t stop certain ideas and cultures, we will start destroying ourselves. The society is at war with another country and the government controls people’s life. Fahrenheit 451 has a unique culture, interesting characters, and important themes. First Ray Bradbury creates a unique culture in Fahrenheit 451, trying to warn us in the direction we are headed. One aspect of the culture is that it is very dangerous. Everyone drives so fast and they don’t care if they run over someone while they are driving. The children are even dangerous and have no regard for…show more content…
Next Bradbury created interesting characters to make the book even better. Montag has a big role in Fahrenheit 451. Montag is very open-minded but does what everyone else does because he doesn’t know anything else besides that. He is a fighter but wonders about books. He keeps some books and hopes to read them and find out what they are about. Montag is traumatized, “You weren’t there, you didn’t see. There must be something in books, things we can’t imagine, to make a women stay in a burning house; there must be something there. You don’t stay for nothing” (Bradybury56). Montag’s attention about books changes after the girl burns to death. He starts to think differently about books and really considers reading them. Montag finds out that literature is really important and useful. Montag changes throughout the book, in the beginning he is a firefighter that burns books and by the end of the book he wants to save books and read them. Faber is a very influential person in Montag’s life in the book. Faber influenced Montag that books are important to society and that they shouldn’t burn them anymore. Faber states: “This book has pores. It has features … you find life under glass, streaming past in infinite profusion” (Bradbury79). He is telling Montag that you can retain useful information from books and you can apply them to life. He also helps Montag escape at the end of the book. He helps him to change his sent when the mechanical hound is looking for him and he also tells him where he will find
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