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The Power Of Power In Fahrenheit 451 And The Giver

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Our founding fathers attempted to create a utopia. However, in some societies, the utopia becomes a dystopia. Utopian society refers to a perfect society the way the group of power. When the society becomes a dystopia, the power is negative therefore making the society oppressed and can be referred to dictatorship.In the novels Fahrenheit 451 and 1984, and the film The Giver, the authorities' attempt to maintain society affects it negatively, therefore creating loss of emotion, dolted, harsh and unnecessary punishment. In the novel Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, the government’s attempt to maintain the society successfully, requires the source of power to create the society emotionless and unintelligent. The government in Fahrenheit 451 wants to keep the society uneducated to prevent the spreading of new ideas and rebellion. In addition, when Mrs. Bowles bashes poetry she says, “ I knew it would happen! I’ve always said, poetry and tears, poetry and suicide and crying and awful feelings, poetry, and sickness; all that mush! Now I’ve had it proved to me. You’re nasty, Mr.Montag, you’re nasty!” (Bradbury 97). This shows how the society has become emotionless. The television content is controlled by the government and brainwashes the society. When Montag reads the poem, it’s content isn’t filtered by the government, therefore giving out emotion, and making Mrs. Phelps cry. The government controls the content and controls and brainwashes the society. One way of controlling
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