Government And Literacy In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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How do you see our government and literature? More often than not we do not all agree on our social, governmental, and educational standards.Everyone sees everything in this world in a different way. Books need to be saved in order to prevent a world like the one in Fahrenheit 451 from becoming reality. In the novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, Montag and Beatty both have very different opinions on society, government, and literacy. Books have taught us all to form our own opinions and think freely for ourselves. The government did not want people to think negative of their society much like many countries do today with their own. Both Beatty and Montag see the world in opposite ways. Montag begins to think for himself after he had discovered books. Montag sees society as,"Yet somehow we think we can grow, feeding on flowers and fireworks, without completing the cycle back to …show more content…

Beatty works for the government as a fireman burning books alongside with Montag. When Beatty was talking to Montag he said, “We stand against the small tide of those who want to make everyone unhappy with conflicting theories and thought,”. Beatty explains that the fireman are there to ruin those who don't think the way they are supposed to and believe in the thoughts and theories in books. Montag realizes that the government is controlling them and is worried about the war around them. For example when Montag says, “Is it true, the world work hard and we play? Is that why we’re hated so much?”. Montag realizes that the world he lives is run by the government who secludes them from the rest of the world. While the rest of the world it starving they are living in this unrealistic virtual reality. Where everything is handed to them and the T.V. walls keep them away from reality. In other parts of the world these same actions have occurred in our past which makes this so important to keep books and our

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