How Is Fahrenheit 451 Similar To Today's Society

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Fahrenheit 451 is a novel written by Ray Bradbury about a restrained society where a man named Gay Montag questioned the way the world was made. This book makes one question themselves, how close are we? When reading this novel one wouldn't want to believe how similar today's society and the books society truly are to a novel written in 1953. The reason today’s society and the books society are so applicable to each other because of the marriage and technology even though realization will be the cause of unhappiness in his/her life.
The definition of love is an instant feeling of deep affection. In society some view love as incredible concept and when one feels love the instant reaction is marriage. Today's society has “same-sex, polygyny and polyandry, biesexual, and manogamy marriages” (Adams). In any of these type of marriage one will always be a compilation. In Fahrenheit 451 Montag and Mildred did not have a contented …show more content…

At the beginning of the novel Clarisse asked Montag “‘Are you happy?’” (Bradbury, 10). Montag's bewildered his daily routine because of what Clarisse questioned him, his life was breaking. When Montag realized his life was collapsing he rebelled against the laws by stealing books and killed beatty “And then he was a shrieking blaze, a jumping, sprawling, gibbering mannikin, no longer human or known, all writhing flame on the lawn as Montag shot him one continuous pulse of liquid fire on him” (Bradbury, 119). After brutally killing Beatty, Montag escaped from the distressed civilization. Realization maybe a cause of unhappiness but that misery will always give one strength. “ You are stronger than you think” (Teen Health and Wellness) Sometimes civilization do not realize strength until one comes face to face with weakness. Fahrenheit 451 and today’s civilization believes that whatever brings one down will eventually make stronger even when it come to minor ideals such as marriages and

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