Similarities Between Wall E And Fahrenheit 451

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WALL-E by Andrew Stanton and Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury foreshadows the future and relates to each other in ways by showing how the actions of humans are taking direct relations to the major problems in society today. Advanced technology is its own world where it's constantly growing and becoming less and less controlled in ways that are hurting society. Oppressive authorial figures are harming the way certain actions are being done. Wall-e and Fahrenheit 451 directly relate and foreshadow what is currently happening in our world today. Advancements in technology can either be super helpful or really harmful. Advancements in technology have only rapidly grown in the past century. In Fahrenheit 451 Montag’s wife, Mildred, overdoses on …show more content…

Dehumanization is a major issue and most people don’t even know that it is happening, Dr. Aboujaoude states that technology “Change(s) the core of who we are” (Tara Parker-Pope). Signs of it are loss of interactions with other humans and loss of individuality, creativity and personality. In Fahrenheit 451, Mildred’s friend, Mrs. Phelps and her husband, Pete, have an agreement that if one of them dies to not remember the other and to just move on, Pete said “If I get killed off, you just go right ahead and don’t cry, but get married again, and don’t think of me” (Bradbury 91). There is no physical or mental connection with other humans and that is a big issue in today's world too. Humans are becoming more mentally and emotionally involved in televisions screens and can watch it in cars, buses, trains, pretty much wherever. There is less human interactions with one another and more with the characters on screens. In Fahrenheit 451, Mildred has seashells in her ears to drain away outside noises in the real world. Humans today are doing this with headphones or earbuds, to drain away the issues of the real world. Most humans get lost in their own little world when listening to their headphones and don’t realize their surroundings. Obesity is also a really big issue in today’s society. The people in Wall-E are lazy and is full of “Obese people too absorbed in their screens to acknowledge reality” and only sit in floating chairs and watch TV (Adrian Chamberlain). Now food is in drink form so they can just slurp it and not have to take a lot of energy to actually eat it. This is happening in the real world today because people aren’t working out and the obesity level is rising. Robots also deliver food in WALL-E to the people in floating chairs. This is like humans today going to take out restaurants and having food prepared in a matter of minutes. People in Wall-E also talk through their

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