Fahrenheit 451 And V For Vendetta, By Ray Bradbury

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In the novel Fahrenheit 451 written by Ray Bradbury and the film V for Vendetta by James McTeigue, there are a different range of features of their text type which explore the common theme of individuality against oppression. A fascist government occupies London after a world war in V for Vendetta. Where V uses terrorist tactics to fight the dictators, after saving Evey from the secret police, he now discovers an ally in the battle against England’s corrupt government. Fahrenheit 451, set in the futuristic 24th century, tells the story of Guy Montag and his struggle with the censored society. Burning books as a living, he begins to question his occupation and joins an underground network of intellectuals to rebuild a literate and cultural…show more content…
Alike, V for Vendetta explores the fear in a totalitarian regime with propaganda, controlled by the Norsefire party. The Chancellor uses oppression as a method to maintain control. The Norsefire party demonstrates attributes of the Nazi regime in Germany. These texts, depict what can happen when governments take over the society, but there are some citizens who are willing to sacrifice their lives to ensure freedom for the people. Both V for Vendetta and Fahrenheit 451 pay close detail to its setting, where they can convey oppression and fear to their societies with their strict rules, in the future. Para 2 – Imagery & cinematography The various cinematic features and imagery used in V for Vendetta and Fahrenheit 451 display the theme of individuals and their fight to overcome oppression. The cinematic features in V for Vendetta include sound, camera angles and flashbacks. McTeigue cleverly uses different techniques in scenes which leave an impact on the audience, how the individuals are able to unite. The music in the background which plays each time the bombs destroy a government building, creates the theme of freedom. With each explosion, there is a sense of each individual becoming freer in the society in which they no longer want to live in. As the music intensifies, achieving victory. Flashbacks are important to the theme of oppression because

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