Modern Day Society And Fahrenheit 451 Comparison

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Imagine a world where people can’t learn, a world where knowledge is taken away and citizens could be punished if they are caught with any type of knowledge or information, such as books. In Ray Bradbury’s book Fahrenheit 451, it shows how a government wants to overpower everyday citizens, even firemen, so that they are easier to control. In that world, firemen would burn people, books, and houses,and even cause fires but in the real world, firemen prevent and stop fires and save people from getting burned. This essay will be comparing the similarities and differences between modern day society and the society of Fahrenheit 451. One of the ways that modern day society and the society of Fahrenheit 451 are different is that in the world of…show more content…
In that dystopian world the kids don't learn anything, all they do at school is watch movies and do sports and all the teachers do to “teach” the kids is just throw information at the kids, which is definitely not helping the kids learn. On page 27 in the book Fahrenheit 451 it states, “we never ask questions, or at least most don't; they just run the answers at you, bing, bing, bing, and us sitting there for four more hours of film-teacher.” This shows that they don't teach the students anything in that…show more content…
In modern day society the teachers teach us a lot and have a class for each subject so then we get to learn about, science, english, math, social studies, and we also get to have an elective such as P.E or art or filipino or japanese or music class. In the modern day society we are actually taught by our teachers to ask more questions.our teachers tell us to learn, to study, to remember, and mostly to ask question while in the other world they're taught not to ask questions. On the other hand, although there are some differences there are also some similarities like, how in the society of Fahrenheit 451 all of the citizens, mostly the housewives are all stuck watching their tv walls. While in modern day society, everyone is stuck watching either their tv’s, or their electronics. Also in Fahrenheit 451 there are robotic hounds to hunt down people, while in modern day society there are trained government dogs that track for missing people, or smell for drugs, which are similar because of the fact they have dogs doing jobs even in two different
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