Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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In "Fahrenheit 451" Ray Bradbury creates the setting of a superficially perfect world. The government forbids any citizen from partaking in any activity that may bring free thinking or develop opinion in peoples mind. This makes it easier for him to develop a dull society in which the citizens are brainwashed into acting like robots as they lack basic human values. By creating such a setting, Bradbury shows us the importance of free thinking in society throughout the journey of the main character Guy Montag. He accomplishes this by using specific characters with have positive and negative influences of Guy Montag's life. The changes of view affects the choices he makes in the society he is partaking in. Ray Bradbury uses the theme of Independance …show more content…

Clarisse introduced Guy to more of a positive approach rather than negative. Clarisse’s fresh perspective further inspires Montag to think differently and question his own views about life. Clarisse’s existence is important in plot development. When Guy first saw her he was astonished at her beauty, they started talking ever since. Montag found her interesting to talk to but odd at the same time overall he was very eager to learn from her. After hearing all her thoughts and opinions n life he started to question life himself. " He suddenly couldn’t remember if he had known this or not, this made him quite irritable"(20) Clarisse asked Guy if he knew that there was dew on the grass every mooring. The question has a big impact on Guy, as she had stated something that seemed so obvious to her but completely new to him. This helped Montag realize that there is much more to life than just material wealth." White blurs are houses. Brown blurs are cows. My uncle once drove slowly on the highway once. He drove fourty miles an hour and they jailed him for two days.(9) Clarrise is telling Guy Montag about her "strange" family, to him anyways. The story of her uncle being imprisoned for commiting no real crime shows how dull and shallow society is, it really makes Montag question why are just simple tasks considered illegal in his

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