Animal Farm And Fahrenheit 451 Comparison

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Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel written by Ray Bradbury in 1953. The story presents a future society where all the citizens were forbidden to read, and it was prohibited to own any books; Firemen were assigned to burn all books that they had found. The protagonist of the book, Guy Montag, was a Fireman employed to burn the possessions of those who read books. The story begins on one day, when Montag was returning from work as normal as he always did, he met his new neighbor, a teenage girl named Clarisse. Her free-thinking ideals and outgoing personality caused him to question his life and the values set of this society. As the story moves on, Clarisse’s lifestyle begins to affect Montag increasingly more, causing him to question the definition of being a fireman. Ever since then, he started to think from another perspective, ‘Why do people keeps reading even though it was prohibited by the government?’ His curiosity urged him to hide a few books before he burnt it. The knowledge from the book made him finally realise that, the world he…show more content…
In Animal farm, Napoleon control the animals by restricting their education level. In the Animal farm, besides the pigs, most of the animals were uneducated. What will happen if everyone in the society stay uneducated? There will be no one that can possibly make a clear and distinct decision for themselves about what is right and what is wrong. If they allowed a ruler to have absolute control over their lives, then the ruler would probably become corrupt from this power. Lack of education in society will most likely, let the educated to have power that can rule over the uneducated completely. Since the pigs have overall advantage in learning then other animals, they took control over the whole education system in the farm, so the animals became unable to see the power Napoleon and the pigs was gaining over
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