Fahrenheit 451 And Hunger Games Comparison Essay

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Both Fahrenheit 451 and Hunger Games show characteristics of Dystopian in their stories. Dystopian is a futuristic, imagined universe where societal control and the illusion of a perfect society have disrupted. It basically shows how the society went from being perfect to completely changing into something different. Fahrenheit 451 and Hunger Games show that; information, independent thought, & freedom are restricted; a figurehead or concept is worshipped by the citizens of the society; and citizens are perceived under constant surveillance. Information, independent thought and freedom are restricted is a major characteristic in both works. In Fahrenheit 451, people are not allowed to have books. The reason for not being allowed to read or…show more content…
In Fahrenheit 451 the reader would not think they were under surveillance because there are no cameras. But they use another form of surveillance. The mechanical hound is a big way of surveillance for the people in the story. It was the power to sniff out any house that has books in it. Also it has the power to attack them and kill them. When Montag was being searched, the Hound was sniffing him out and attacked someone else because they looked like Montag. The Hunger Games had a few different ways of surveillance. Before you go into the actually games, each member in the games gets a chip inserted near their vein in their forearm. This way the people who control the game can see where and when they are throughout the arena. The games are broadcasted to everyone in the city and the districts. The players do not see the cameras most of the time, but cameras are hidden everywhere in the arena and catches every moment of the games for people to see. Fahrenheit 451 and Hunger Games show Dystopian characteristics by having information, independent thought, & freedom are restricted; a figurehead or concept is worshipped by the citizens of the society; and citizens are perceived under constant surveillance. These stories just show readers what could possibly happen in the future of the
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