Analysis Of Ray Bradbury 's ' Fahrenheit 451 '

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Societal Similarities Which of the three novels that were read this quarter related the most to modern American society? The first novel that was read this quarter was Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, and this novel was about a dystopian society and the importance of reading. The next book that was read was Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World and this novel was about a society where production is the first priority. Then the last novel read was 1984 by George Orwell, this novel was about a society where the Government ran everything and desired complete power. All three of the novels had minuet similarities to modern society, but one had much more significant similarities. Out of all three novels that were read the one that had the greatest similarities to American society was Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. Ray Bradbury predicted that modern society would have a strong reliance on technology. In the novel most people rely very heavily on technology for a number of reasons. The first reason why technology is similar in the novel and in reality is because of its practical use in the everyday home. In modern society almost everybody is exposed to technology every day. For some people the only technology they are exposed to is for personal entertainment. In the novel it is the same way. Mildred Montag will sit in front of the TV for hours, just watching it and escaping realty. In the novel the technology is also used as a manipulative device, where people almost always believe
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