Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury Essay

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Throughout the novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, Bradbury depicts a society where knowledge is frowned upon to maintain stability in the government. The society portrayed in the novel is withheld from intellect because the government feels that without knowledge the citizens won’t pose as a threat, so books became outlawed and destroyed. Technology begins to cultivate a new way of life, electronics become the main focus of the human brain pushing out the concept of new ideas. Until, a rebellious clan, which includes the main character, Guy Montag, begins reading books and memorizing their contents to preserve the knowledge created from them. For the duration of the trilogy the Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins portrayed the concept of a broken civilization. Every year in Panem, two members from each of the 12 districts are selected to partake in the upcoming Hunger Games. They are forced to fight to their deaths until only one of them remains alive to remind the population that their government is superior to them. The members of the districts remained obedient to their leaders until there was a spark of hope ignited by a brave young woman by the name of Katniss Everdeen. Ray Bradbury’s classic novel, Fahrenheit 451 has direct parallels with the 21st century best seller, The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins because they both focus on a society run by a corrupt government and fixate on the citizens and convene on rebellion; but, they contradict because they approach each

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