The Role Of Tension In Fahrenheit 451

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People want to avoid conflict by not speaking out against society and its members, but at the same time, they want to do whats right. Everyone has been in a situation similar to that in the past, where even for a moment you think that something is wrong that society thinks it’s okay. Now we dont always act on that thought, because if we did, it would create tension. But that thought is always there. Most people just shove that thought into the very back of their head and try to forget about it instead of trying to change what is wrong, to avoid conflict. That is what Guy Montag in tries to do in Fahrenheit 451.
When Guy met Faber at the park, he could have turned him in for having a book, as we can see from this quote, “Montag knew if he reached
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