How Is Censorship Shown In Fahrenheit 451

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“If they give you ruled paper, write the other way.” – Juan Ramon Jimenez. To me, this means rules were meant to be broken. In Fahrenheit 451 the author Ray Bradbury, gives Clarisse McClellan and Guy Montag more similarities than differences. For example, they’re both against being censored. The overall theme of Fahrenheit 541 is to not allow yourself being censored, or to rebel against censorship. Owning and reading books are illegal therefore, Clarisse and Guy Montag’s curiosity contributes to rebellion by showing that Clarisse McClellan and Montag want to read yet it’s forbidden in their society.

Guy Montag is a fireman whose job is to start fires rather than put them out. His job is strictly to destroy knowledge although he is one who

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