Analysis Of ' Fahrenheit 451 '

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Equality in the Censorships of Books in Fahrenheit 451 Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury is a novel that illustrates what could happen to our society in the future. The novel portrays a society in which books, excluding comic books and other simple technical books, are banned and burned for the good of the society as the people believed. The books are seen as a source of unhappiness and, therefore, the society has decided to Ban them and put the fireman in charge of maintaining the censorships. I believe that books are not only banned because they make people unhappy but because they make people unequal. I believe that censorship of books is indented to make everyone in the society equal. Beatty is the head fireman. As I mentioned, the fireman “Were given a new job, as Custodians of our piece of mind… Officials censors, judges and executors (Bradbury 55). The firemen are responsible for maintaining the censorships of the books. Beatty explains to Montag why books are censored: “We stand against the small tide of those who want to make everyone unhappy with conflicting theories and thoughts… the public itself stopped reading for its own accord. (Bradbury 59- 83). Beatty argues that the people stop reading by themselves because books make them unhappy with the conflicting theories and opinions in them. We can notice that books make Beatty unhappy because they don’t simply give him the answers to life but rather give a bunch of conflicting theories which are essentially people

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