Fahrenheit 451 Wall-E Analysis

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Fahrenheit 451 Comparison
I am comparing the book Fahrenheit 451 to the movie WALL-E. It is important to compare the ideas and style of different texts because it helps to understand the purpose of them being different. Both Fahrenheit 451 and WALL-E involve technology and symbols, but they are used differently between the two.
In the book Fahrenheit 451 technology is used very differently than it is in the movie WALL-E. Fahrenheit 451 uses mechanical hounds which have control of the people and has poison that can be injected to prevent people from doing certain things that the society wouldn’t approve of. The main character Montag says “The Mechanical Hound slept but did not sleep, lived but did not live in its gently humming, gently vibrating, softly illuminated kennel back in a dark corner of the firehouse.” (Fahrenheit 451, 24). In WALL-E the role that technology plays lead to dehumanization which is why all the humans are obese. They’ve become too dependent on robots that
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In Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury uses many metaphors and similes. The diction used is interesting. Montag explains what it’s like coming into his room, He says “It was like coming into the cold marbled room of a mausoleum after the moon has set.” (Fahrenheit 451, 11). In WALL-E the language used between the robots and the humans are different, but the humans can mostly understand them because of their tone and gestures. In Fahrenheit 451 the books for the characters were definitely a symbol of feeling in control. The characters being able to read the books, then burn them afterwards made them feel like others didn’t have control over them and their memory and that it’s theirs to keep forever. In WALL-E the plant was a symbol of hope for the characters. Them receiving the boot with the plant in it, let them know it was safe for them to return to Earth where they belong and that they could start a whole new
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