Fahrenheit 451 Dystopian Future Essay

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Dystopian Future

Ever wondered what a dystopian future under totalitarian rule would look like and what the people in it would do and feel? Welcome to Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and 1984 by George Orwell. Winston from 1984 and Montag from Fahrenheit 451 live in terrible dystopian future were commonplace things like reading and even thinking are outlawed, these two characters in there respected book represent rebellion against government. They also must keep their secrets to themselves because of the danger it presents, the point of these characters is to defeat the totalitarian rule and create a new and fair government.

The purpose of Winston and Montag is to defeat to afowl governments they have and replace them with new fair governments. This is suggested by Bradbury when he leaves Fahrenheit of with the destruction of the city Montag lived in, when Montag asked the leader of the book hobo army what to do next they said rebuild and reteach. We unfortunately do not see this in 1984, this is because of Winston's failure to complete his purpose as he turns into a loyal party member after the psychological torture by O'brien.

Winston and Montag share a common idea, the idea that their government is extremely
Messed up and that they should strive to fix it. This thought put into the characters …show more content…

This especially difficult for montag who in the end confessed to his wife that he had books, who in return snitched him out and got herself killed. The problem is in both books the characters had to be so secretive to protect their friends for example in chapter 8 of 1984 winston ends up trusting o'brien because he needed help in taking down “big Brother” this lead to his downfall. In both books as you can see not keeping secrets was the reason that winston became a party member and motag was almost sent to jail or

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