The Theme Of Technology In Fahrenheit 451

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It’s the future, and books are outlawed, burned, and forbidden. Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel that was published in 1953. The book presents a future where books are outlawed and firemen instead of putting out fires, burn the books and the whole house. The author made the title Fahrenheit 451 to be where that temperature (451 degrees) is where paper burns. Ray Bradbury shows this through the theme of technology and modernization in the book Fahrenheit 451 through the abuse of government control and the distraction of citizens and the punishment. Technology is very fierce in the novel it is even given human emotion. TV is the enemy in Fahrenheit 451. It is responsible for replacing literature, intellectualism, and curiosity. People are
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