Technology In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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Ray Bradbury’s ideas of the future are becoming true. His ideas were that people would get hooked onto technology. There are many reasons to prove this. For example, people would overuse tv’s and earbuds, people would rely on technology, and how much people are starting to ignore things from books. To start, People overuse technology. This was shown in the book multiple times. For example, the book states, “.. And in her ears the little Seashells, the thimble radios tampered tight, and an electronic ocean of should, of music and talk and music and talk coming in, coming in on the shore of her unsleeping mind…”(10). This quote talks about how Mildred was using her earbuds when sleeping. Many people in society have to have music playing or their …show more content…

This was shown many times throughout the whole novel. An example of this is when Mildred overdosed, instead of Montag bringing her to a hospital, he just called someone and they brought over machines to do the work instead. In text it proves this by saying, “They had this machine. They had two machines, really. One of them slid down into your stomach like a black cobra down an echoing well looking for all the old water and the old gathered there. It drank up all the green matter that flowed to the top in a soil boil..” it also said,“The other machine, operated by an equal impersonal fellow in nonstainable reddish-brown coveralls/ This machine pumped all of the blood from the body replaced it with fresh blood and serum…”(12). This quote shows how when Mildred overdosed, men brought a machine that did all the work while the people were able to just sit there. They were relying on technology because if the machine were to break, they wouldn’t know how to save the person and that person would die.Many people rely on their phones for going places or knowing things that they don’t. But if their phone was to go out, most people don’t know how to use a map so they would be stuck. Another example from the text states, “The pole, reacting slid upward and took him through the ceiling quietly…”(23). This quote talks about how instead of people walking up stairs, they just grab a pole that brings them upstairs for them. They were relying on …show more content…

For example, it was talking about the problems in life and how they would just brun it if it made people unhappy. The text states, “Someone’s written a book on tobacco and cancer and cancer of the lung? The cigartte people are weeping? Burn it…” (57). This shows that when somebody wrote the negatives of using tobacco to try and get people to not smoke but because people wanted to ignore it, they burned it. Many people choose to vape underage even though there are many professionals, books, and commercials saying how its bad for you, even if your not underage.Another example from the text states, “Colored people don’t like Little Black Sambo. Burn it. White people don’t feel good about Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Burn it…” (57). This talks about 2 books that were written during when black people were in slavery. Many people didn’t like Little Black Sambo because it was written that the whites were in the right for having slaves and Uncle Tom’s Cabin was talking about how slavery wasn’t ok. Many people didn’t like either of these books so in this book people would burn it. They chose to ignore it. These books were also in the real world and during this time, people were really mad at the people who wrote these books and most chose to ignore them because they thought slavery was good.Another example is when Montag brought home a book and tried to read it to Mildred. The text states, “Mildred kicked at the book. ‘Books aren’t

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