Why Is Fahrenheit 451 Truly Happy

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Imagine living in a society with barely any emotion or knowledge. In my opinion that wouldn’t be a very good or interesting life. In the book Fahrenheit 451 that is how their society is. There is hardly any schooling and there are no books. There are very strict rules that make everyone depressed. The author made their city like a dystopian society. Montag has to rebel from the city so that the town is able to start over again. The point of this book is that the world would not be the same without books. Montag’s happiness throughout the story is very crucial to the storyline of the book. He figures out that he isn’t happy or in love when Clarisse questions him about it. This quote is when he realizes it. “I am very much in love!” ‘He tried to conjure up the face to fit the words, but there was no face.’ “I am!” Montag isn't happy inside himself, in his relationships, or his life in society. The only person that made him truly happy was Clarisse. Mildred, his job, Beatty, no knowledge, sameness, the government, and society all made Montag unhappy. Montag just wanted to have a purpose in life and not have the same depressing lives as everyone else.…show more content…
Without those things life would basically be pointless. Montag's society is essentiallly all the same and emotionless. Montag is starting to realize that books are important and wants to know why the government is trying to get rid of them. “There must be something in books, things we can’t imagine, to make a women stay in a burning house; there must be something there. You don’t stay for nothing.” said Montag. This quote shows that he wants to find out what's in the books. Montag hates his job burning books because he is different from everyone else in society because he wants change and there to be a point in

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