Fahrenheit 451 Literary Analysis

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Ray Bradbury, the author of Fahrenheit 451, created a dystopian, thoughtless, and futuristic society that is like the internet today. Independent thought is outlawed; therefore, any books found are burned by firemen, and the possessor is punished. The protagonist, Guy Montag, is a firefighter who ironically hides books he has found in an air vent of his house. One day Montag fails to show up to work, because he wants to explore the hidden books. Montag is given a monologue by his fire chief, Captain Beatty, which explains that every firefighter goes through a phase where they want to read, and he strongly encourages him to rid of the books Montag has. Ignoring Captain Beatty, Montag begins reading but is overwhelmed and can’t comprehend the

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