The Giver And Fahrenheit 451: Comparative Analysis

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In Merriam-Webster’s dictionary, they define knowledge as “information, understanding, or skill that you get from experience or education.” I will be comparing and contrasting The Giver and Fahrenheit 451. These two pieces of text both emphasizes that without knowledge you are ignorant by using the lack or banning of books. In The Giver, Jonas (protagonist) leaves his perfect society to find a better world after receiving knowledge about memories and realises how ignorant his community is. In Fahrenheit 451, Montag (protagonist) sees how ignorant he has been this whole time not wondering about all the books he has been burning and rebels against his society. Lowry and Bradbury show us that sometimes without knowledge you are ignorant. However, Bradbury also emphasizes that things are taken away your desire for rebellion increases, while Lowry focuses more on when you are exposed to knowledge you try to get away from isolation. Both Lowry and Bradbury show us that sometimes without knowledge you are ignorant. For example, in Fahrenheit 451 Montag tells Faber "Nobody listens any more. I can't talk to the walls because they're yelling at me. I can't talk to my wife; she listens to the walls. I just want someone to hear what I have to…show more content…
In both The Giver and Fahrenheit 451, they used the banning of books to emphasize how without knowledge, you are ignorant. Jonas from The Giver, for example, leaves his utopian community to find a better life for himself after realizing how naive and ignorant he was in his perfect society. In Fahrenheit 451, Montag sees how ignorant and unwise he has been all his career, not looking through the books and not caring. The Giver also when things are taken away your desire to rebel increases, while Lowry focuses more on when you are exposed to knowledge you desire to get away from isolation. Are you satisfied with the knowledge you are receiving? Are you

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