Ray Bradbury's Use Of Characterization In Fahrenheit 451

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In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, the author uses characterization to demonstrate the process that Montag goes through to become an independent thinker. The characters illustrate that engaging in conversations with people encourages thinking as opposed to the receiving orders that lead to impersonating others. Bradbury’s use of these characters allows the reader to relate to the specific interactions between Montag and each character, leading to a better understanding of the relationship between Montag’s conversations with them and his future decisions. THESIS: The use of characterization highlights the unique qualities that symbolize Montag’s inner desires, and through their interactions, he becomes inspired and begins thinking and asking
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