Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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In Fahrenheit 451, Bradbury highlights the strong impact literature has on people through a society that views books as threats, therefore, banning them. The citizens aren 't able to see through the forms of control that the government utilizes to prevent questioning and promote uniformity, although some do have their own views of the world which can be shown through the characters actions, as well as songs. Both Montag, Mildred, the theme of technological control, and the event of Montag meeting Granger of Ray Bradbury 's Fahrenheit 451 are portrayed through “All Eyes” by imagine dragons, “Open Your Eyes” by snow patrol, “Robot” by Miley Cyrus, and “What I’ve been looking for” by Ashley Tisdale and Lucas Grabeel because their identities…show more content…
Montag sees the potential in books and can’t keep these rising feelings to himself. Just as the song describes, Montag was wearing a mask and posing to be something he’s not until Clarisse openes his eyes to a new world. The song later says, “All eyes, they 're on you Don 't deny, you 've got to This is a call, that 's all you 'll ever get from me” (Imagine Dragons). This applies to Montag’s life because all eyes are on him due to his unique thoughts, so when people see that his beliefs disrupt the uniform society, they judge him because they aren’t able to see through the governmental control. For instance, when Montag is able to uncover the beauty of poetry, he can 't help but read a poem to Mildred and her friends, only for them to see the poem as a threat because they can’t understand the true meaning behind it. Mildred and her friends aren 't willing to break out this bubble that the government has trapped most of society in. The song “Open Your Eyes” by Snow Patrol holds ideas that can be applied to Mildred’s lifestyle and her thoughtless acceptance of societal expectations. A verse from the song goes like, “Tell me that you’ll open your eyes” “Get up, get out, get away from these liars Cause they don 't get your soul or your fire” (Snow Patrol). Mildred is the one who is living with her eyes closed, going along with what’s supposed to be correct because she is too afraid have diverse thoughts. Mildred is unwillingly manipulate into thinking that

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