Fahrenheit 451: Dystopian World

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Fahrenheit 451 is set in a horrible, yet very possible, dystopian world. The setting is very undesirable because everyone thinks that books are bad so they have prohibited all of them. Everyone has this Belief because over time it has been convinced that books only bring sorrow. Most people have forgot about books and their importance, but the people who haven’t forgotten try to sneak books into their homes only to then have their homes burned, sometimes with them in it. Books are valuable, worth the time and effort, and in Montags’ world books are considered dangerous. His world also shows us how books compare to other human activities. In the dystopian world Montag lives in books are considered dangerous. People in his world believe that books only bring horrible evils into the world. Books make people think and…show more content…
Books are worth reading because they are full of imagination and new information. Writing books, on the other hand, is a lot more difficult but, still, worth it. Writing a book lets you put your own spin on things and people, even though they may not know it, need the books that others have dedicated so much of their time for. In Fahrenheit 451 Captain Beatty says on page 39: “Speed up the film Montag, quick. Click? Pic? Look, Eye, Now,Flick, Here, There, Swift, Pace, Up, Down, In, Out, Why, How, Who, What, Where, Eh? Uh! Bang! Smack! Wallop, Bing, Bong,Boom! Digests-digests-digests. Politics? One column, two sentences, a headline! Then, in mid-air, all vanishes! Whirl man’s mind around about so fast under the pumping hands of publishers, exploiters, broadcasters, that the centrifuge flings off all unnecessary, time-wasting thought!” Beatty means that over time people have summarized things over and over again to make things shorter so that it takes less time and less thought. They may take up a lot of time, but books are worth
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