Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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Fahrenheit 451 Final Essay We live in a society where you can do whatever it is you love. Imagine being somewhere you couldn’t be you. You’re trapped being what the world wants everyone to be, the same. In our world we have technology, they have more. We learn from books, they don’t learn from history. They learn through Parlor Rooms and life experiences. Throughout Ray Bradbury’s book Fahrenheit 451, I felt as though the Theme is one must overcome society's problems in order to live life the way you please. I feel this way because while reading I saw Motifs of technology and books and how they’re a big topic within the book. They don’t work together, the motifs counteract one another. “I’m still crazy… The rain feels good. I love to walk in it.” Said Clarisse. Montag asked “...What do you do, go around trying …show more content…

Such as Faber. “...he had seen the old man in the black suit hide something quickly, in his coat.” Montag noticed. “I haven’t done anything!” (Page 74/Part 2) Cried Faber. This quote helps me connect to my theme because Faber had been an English Teacher for a long time until the banning of books was established. Faber had to hide his love for books from everyone, including himself. “With an effort, Montag reminded himself again that this was no fictional episode to be watched on his run to the river; it was in actuality his own chess game he was witnessing, move by move.” (Page 138/Part 3). This quote ties into the theme because it’s almost like he’s just now realising that there is more to life than just technology. I felt as though he finally found a reason to be who he wants to be and not hide behind robot people who have been brainwashed by all the Parlor Rooms. Montag found his purpose for life finally. Thanks to Clarisse, when she asked a simple question… “Are you

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