Similarities Between The Giver And Fahrenheit 451

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“Most of us knew in our bones that things with the world weren’t right long before they became a crisis” (Pernell Plath Meier). This quote means that people in these dystopias probably felt that somehow their life was not perfect even though they may have been told that it was. In the dystopian societies of The Giver and Fahrenheit 451 there are some similarities such as laws and people, although there are many differences such as mechanical hounds (Fahrenheit 451) and not seeing in color (The Giver).
Although in both societies there are laws and citizens, still the people live very differently. For example, in both societies there are laws, but they are very different, such as in Fahrenheit 451 it is illegal to possess a book or to be a pedestrian. …show more content…

Such as there is no real love in most of these families. But there are significant differences. In The Giver families have four people in each family (A mother, father, sister, and brother), but in Fahrenheit 451 you can have as many people in a family as you want but there is no love for each other.
Also, in both societies there are modes of transportation. They both have jets, but they are only used to transport food in The Giver. But in the society of Fahrenheit 451 jets can also be used for transporting people. But they travel in different ways. Like in The Giver you can only have bikes and feet to travel around the community. So, transportation in The Giver might mean that there is less pollution than in Fahrenheit 451. But in Fahrenheit 451 they have cars that can go 200 miles+ and deaths by cars happen a lot. “Ray Bradbury wrote Fahrenheit 451 to prevent a Dystopia, instead he predicted one”. From the addiction to screens and drugs to the decline of family values Bradbury was spot on. Also, Lois Lowry wrote that “The life where nothing was ever unexpected. Or inconvenient. Or unusual. The life without color, pain or past”. Because in the society of The Giver people are not different, they do not make choices or decisions. Everything is chosen for you. They are protected from everything both good and bad. Yes, there may be pain and suffering in our society. But I would rather have that than have no feelings at all like in The Giver.

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