What Is The Society In Fahrenheit 451 A Dystopia

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The society in Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury shows examples of a dystopia. One way Fahrenheit 451 exemplifies a dystopia is how citizens live in a dehumanized state. In the book, a man named Guy Montag lives his life in a dreary society with his wife, Mildred, burning books for a living because books are against the law to have and to read. When Montag tries to convince Mildred that there are important things in books, Mildred responds with, “‘Now,’ said Mildred, ‘My ‘family’ is people. They tell me things: I laugh, they laugh! And the colors!’” (73). Like all of the other citizens in the society, Mildred is brainwashed by the government to watch TV all day instead of doing other things to learn and think about the world around her. She believes
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