Similarities Between Fahrenheit 451 And Wall-E

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The novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and the film, WALL-E, directed by Andrew Stanton, are both very similar to considerable dilemmas in the progressing society today. Fahrenheit 451 and WALL-E relate to technology isolating people and limiting face-to-face interaction in life today. They are also similar with the role of dependability on technology and more complex futuristic technology coming into play, potentially making society worse for the average person. Fahrenheit 451 and WALL-E contain oppressive governments with high control that somewhat contradict the present world. If humans stay on this pathway, futuristic stories, such as Fahrenheit 451 and WALL-E, may turn to a reality. Technology acts as a distraction and an escape from the real world. Technology is a helpful tool, but when it is used in the wrong hands or taken the wrong way it can be a very harmful weapon that can possibly destroy a community. There is constant addiction to screens throughout Fahrenheit 451 and WALL-E. In Fahrenheit 451, Montag’s wife, Mildred, regularly talks about the people on the parlor walls and says “that's my family”(Bradbury 46). Mildred pays more attention to her technology and trying to get away from life then spending time with Montag. She had little radios, called Seashells, “she [always] had the Seashells stuffed in her ears”(Bradbury 43). In WALL-E, the people…show more content…
People today are relying more and more on technology to get through school, work, and relationships. Some groups are seeing the issues with the increasingly amount of use with technology and they are trying to fix the problem humans have made. Lastly, mechanical improvements have caused people’s lives to become very dependable on technology. New inventions can cause people to forget and move on too quickly from their previous lives, causing a world that looks like Fahrenheit 451 and
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