Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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brainwashed “it was a pleasure to burn” (Bradbury 3) this means society knows one thing in the book is to burn and to not read books. When people do certain acts, they are usually told by someone to do it and to follow orders. Bradbury depicts education in Fahrenheit 451 as being directed by technology that deprives society the freedom to speak for themselves or do anything without being in fear. The people higher up don’t want people to worry or question politics or the government decisions. “If you don’t want a house built, hide the nails and wood. If you don’t want a man unhappy politically, don’t give him two sides to a question to worry him: give him one. Better yet, give him none (Bradbury 61).” This means that they don’t want people to learn anything that is going on but just to listen to them and don’t rebel. People when they have censorship are worse than when we don’t have censorship in the past. “Sometimes I’m ancient. I’m afraid of children my own age. They kill each other. Did it always use to be this way? my uncle says no (Bradbury 30).” this means that kids are killing each other because they don’t know that is wrong, but they are aloud to do it currently since no one knows better. …show more content…

“‘It doesn’t like me,’ said Montag. ‘what, the hound?’ the captain studied his cards. ‘come off it. It doesn’t like or dislike. It just functions. It’s like a lesson in ballistics. It has trajectory we decide on for it. It follows through. It targets itself, homes itself, and cuts off. It’s only copper wire, storage batteries and electricity (Bradbury 26).’” This means that the only moral is the one who tells the mechanical hound what to do and if it is used to kill or to scare

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