A Different Kind of Normal in by Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

512 Words Jan 25th, 2018 2 Pages
Nobody talks to each other and they all follow the rules of society. I participated in a tech fast at school. During this time I was not allowed to use technology. The tech fast was totally different than Fahrenheit 451 where they always use technology everyday of their lives. I will talk about how the characters normalcy is different than mine. I will talk about how emotionless the people are and how they lack in communication skills.
In Fahrenheit 451 technology was abused by the characters in this book. The people in Fahrenheit 451 would never interact with each other.The people are always watching the TV. “Nobody listens anymore. 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 say. And maybe if I talk long enough, it'll make sense. And I want you to teach me to understand what I read." (82). When I reads this it made me realize how lonely the characters really are. The people get married because society tells them to. No one loves each other; even if one of the wife's husband’s dies she doesn't care. The women claim that “Anyway, Pete and I always said no tears, nothing like that. It's our third marriage each and we're independent. Be independent, we always said. He said, if I get killed off, you just go right ahead and don't cry, but get married again, and don't think…
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