Reasons For Fahrenheit 451

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In the book Fahrenheit 451 books are outlawed and illegal to own. In the book, an english professor by the name of Faber helps Montag, a fireman in the world of Fahrenheit 451, that his job is to burn books because they are illegal to possess. Montag decides to make a risky decision and read a book and he doesn’t really understand the meaning of the book. So he decides to seek help to understand the history regarding books and why they are illegal in their society. Faber gives three very important reasons of what is missing in their society that is causing them to not want to read books. The first reason is that the information in books is tough to understand. The second reason is that the people do not have enough time to understand and save…show more content…
This means that they would read a part of the book and not remember a thing that just happened in that passage of the book or any prior events in the novel. In the society of Fahrenheit 451 it is a very fast pace and fast moving society this explains the scenario of not being able to digest the information because they are constantly thinking about the future or something else happening at that time. This happens a lot in our society when you are being late to a meeting or work and don’t pay attention to our surroundings and the danger that we are proposing to other people because of our actions. In my opinion, I think that our society is worse than Fahrenheit 451’s society with the reason of fast pace actions. An example of how our society is bad about this idea is texting and driving and how it makes it dangerous for everyone. But we still suffer from the same reasons that Fahrenheit 451 suffers…show more content…
This means that they can’t find quality information in their society and be able to read it and understand it. Sometimes there might be an occasion where they can find quality information, but they can’t understand it and it is either one or the other. This is explained by Faber and it is one of the most important because they can find quality information, but is supported by the way that they use it is really what matters, and if they can’t perform it the right way then what is the point of having that information in your hands. I feel this happen in our society but we just don’t notice it. It makes life a lot more difficult if you can not complete one thing that can affect another thing. Which is what happens in Fahrenheit 451. An example of this is when Montag is trying to read the book on the subway and the jingle is going off about the toothpaste ad and Montag can not focus and understand the context clearly. This is an example of what Faber is stating because it shows that he has the leisure time to be able to digest the information and the information has good meaning but he just can’t focus and perform both tasks well with all of the talking and voices in the
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