Guy Montag In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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“Science fiction is any idea that occurs in the head and doesn't exist yet, but soon will, and will change everything for everybody, and nothing will ever be the same again.” (Ray Bradbury). Fahrenheit 451 is about Guy Montag who is one of the firemen that cause fires to burn any book found in their society. Until he meets Clarisse, an inclined teen, whose death makes Montag realize that he had been viewing everything all wrong. He slowly tries to make a difference in his society but fails. Ultimately, with the help of Faber, Montag escapes his community just in time to save the survivors of the war. By effectively persuading his audience, Bradbury warned readers about the dangers and consequences of changing technology, doing everything with a very fast speed, and harming nature. Bradbury described how new, modern technology caused the end of love in Montag and Mildred's relationship. The walls …show more content…

Some animals were used to entertain the firemen when they were bored. The firemen would let The Hound, a mechanical dog that was created to help the firemen find and destroy books, torment animals that were found. They would let them loose then, "Three seconds later the game was done, the rat, cat, or chicken caught...gripped in gentling paws while a four-inch hollow steel needle plunged down... massive jolts of morphine or procaine." (Bradbury 22). This illustrates that instead of protecting and caring for animals and nature, the firemen objectively feigned games that put the animals lives in danger. The Hound held the poor animals, which probably fidgeted fearfully, in its paws while it put harmful chemicals into the other animal’s body. Instead of the society helping and waiting for nature to flourish, the people take the animals out of the environment only to torture them. In the society where Fahrenheit 451 occurs, animals are unwanted and uncared

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