Fahrenheit 451 Individuality Analysis

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Our society is doomed. Everyday we become more and more similar to the society within Fahrenheit 451 as we become less and less patient and more and more conform becoming what we think society wants us to be rather than what we ourselves want to be.
Have you ever wanted something so bad and you just had to have it right now, you couldn’t wait any longer? This means you have felt instant gratification the need to have something right now no waiting. In Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury the society is full of people who constantly have instant gratification. Not with just material object everything in general on the highways they drive at extremely high speeds simply because they can’t be bothered to wait. On page 6 Clarisse says to Montag “ My …show more content…

Individuality is the quality or character of a particular person or thing that distinguishes them from others of the same kind. In other words individuality is being different and in Fahrenheit having individuality is not necessarily a good thing like it is in our society. On page 58 it says "We must all be alike. Not everyone born free and equal, as the Constitution says, but everyone made equal. Each man the image of every other; then all are happy, for there are no mountains to make them cower, to judge themselves against. So! A book is a loaded gun in the house next door. Burn it. Take the shot from the weapon." it's saying that people who are different are dangerous because they don’t think like everyone else and books help enable people to be different so by taking away books they lessen the chance of people being different because they take away that aspect of creative thinking. My last quote comes from Clarisse on page 31 “I’m antisocial, they say. I don’t mix. It’s so strange. I’m very social indeed. It all depends on what you mean by social, doesn’t it? Social to me means talking to you about things like this.” This quote shows how conformity in Fahrenheit 451 makes it so that if you’re not exactly what society wants you to be you’re unsocial, weird, an

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