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Examples Of Ignorance In Fahrenheit 451

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Is ignorance bliss, or do knowledge and learning provide true happiness? The book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury depicts a dystopian society, the main character in the novel Guy Montag is a fireman, in his society books have been banned by the government in fear of independent-thinking by their citizen.Montag starts to question the government and whether the government 's motives behind books are just. In the story Fahrenheit 451 the main character, Montag is constantly questioning his decisions, ideas, and what is wrong and what is right. In Fahrenheit 451 Montag 's encounters, the parlor walls, books, and people whom he meets reveal the idea that knowledge leads to happiness and that, with ignorance, you only wear a mask of happiness.
Throughout the Novel, in Fahrenheit 451 Montags encounters with the parlor walls develops the idea of ignorance is bliss. Montag interacts with the ideas of the parlor walls first hand with his wife Mildred. Mildred is undoubtedly enarmed by the parlor walls.”Will you turn the parlor off?...That 's my family...Will you turn it off for a sick man?..I 'll turn it down”(pg52). She cares more about the parlor walls then the well being of her own husband prioritizing the parlor walls over him. As do the parlor walls seem near essential for her happiness. “How long you figure before we
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It 's only two thousand dollars. That 's one-third of my yearly pay...I should think you 'd consider me sometimes.” She asks for
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