Fahrenheit 451 Quote Analysis

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Living in a society where everyone does the same thing and follows the same rules wouldn’t be a fun place to live. Everybody would act the same and no one would be who they really are. The theme in Fahrenheit 451 that Ray Bradbury is trying to express is that you shouldn’t give into society’s pressure. Just because everyone else is doing something doesn’t mean you should too. Be who you really are because everyone else is already taken. In this book, there are a lot of examples and situations where the characters in the book follow what others do. Ray Bradbury had all the characters in the book follow the same rule which was books were not aloud. They thought book gave people knowledge and they didn’t want that. When the firemen saw a book, they were to burn it instantly into ashes instantly. …show more content…

“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 time in the novel, Clarisse is explaining to Montag how people call her “antisocial” but it’s just perspective. Clarisse is very different compared to all the other people in this book. She does things her own way, not the way everyone else is known to do them. Another example of the theme in the novel is on page 55. “We must all be alike. Not everyone born free are equal as the constitution says, everyone is made equal. Each man the image of every other; then all are happy…” This time in the novel, Bradbury talks about how Beatty was speaking and explaining the history of firemen to Montag in his home. Most people nowadays know firemen as the superheros to come save other people from dangerous situations, but they were the complete opposite in the

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