Stereotypes In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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The characters of Bradbury, Wendy and Peter’s, moods are disturbing and nonchalant, showing how broken and mentally unstable the children are, and in need of guidance, rules, and general discipline from the two people whom they are supposed to receive it from. Their casual reaction to the murder of their parents is unnerving, for “the two children [were sitting] in the center of the open glade eating a picnic” after their parents wind up dead on the nursery floor, devoured by the lions the kids had created (Bradbury 14). The apathetic response the children have to their parents’ death shows that the parents never took the time to love, listen to, or give any sense of direction for the childrens’ emotions or give appropriate reactions to the

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