Fahrenheit 451 Destiny Quotes Analysis

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What is destiny? Destiny is events that will happen necessarily to a particular person or thing in the future. It is a predetermined, inevitable, course of events. We do not choose our own destiny. Anything can happen and therefore can’t choose the outcome of our actions which leads to our destiny. Most people abide by the “everything happens for a reason” which is true. When thinking about it, people make a decision, whether it’s good or bad, and then think about the outcome or what it is to bring. In Fahrenheit 451 Guy Montag, a fireman got his life changed by Clarisse McClellan a 17 year old that opened his mind. She showed him that the books he was burning meant more then what he was noticing. Unfortunately, Clarisse died because of a “speeding car”. During these times, …show more content…

One of the many quotes from Ray Bradbury is “stuff your eyes with wonder, he said, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds, see the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.” In other words, do what is best, live life to the fullest, as if every day was the last. Our own destiny might be unknown but the choices now will impact forever. It seems media, overpopulation, and censorship will also be a huge part of our destiny. We tend to listen to what the media says about everything, the overpopulation means less jobs, homes and resources that are fully necessary for society. At first it seems Montag is happy since he is being told what to do with his life, but Clarisse comes in and starts questioning if he is really happy and he realizes he isn’t. Montag then comes home to his wife Millie in an attempt to commit suicide, he then starts questioning if he actually knows his “wife” at all. This choice that his wife made, greatly impacted the relationship they had before the incident. Realizing that their relationship is meaningless, and they don’t love each other at all. In life some things, can’t be taken control

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