Risk Of Death In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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F451 Have you ever thought about what the world would be like without books? Fahrenheit 451 is a book about a world where books are not allowed. Fahrenheit 451 is very similar to the real world in many ways such as drug overdose, technology obsessed, and finally constant War/Atomic War. The novel and the research in the real world both talk about the risk of death because of a drug overdose. Montag talks about his wife overdosing in Fahrenheit 451. “My wife, my wife. Poor Millie, poor, poor Millie. I can’t remember anything. I think of her hands but I don’t see them do anything at all. They just hang there at her sides, or they lay there on her lap, or there is a cigarette in them, but that is all.” (Bradbury 156) This is like the modern world …show more content…

Montag’s wife is obsessed with technology. “And in her ears the little Seashells, the thimble radios tamped tight, and an electronic ocean of sound, of music and talk and music and talk coming in, coming in on the shore of her unsleeping mind”(Bradbury.) The book talks about how technology can be harmful because Mildred is using technology to distract herself and that can also be true in real life

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