The Social Commentary And Style Within Fahrenheit 451

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Imagine a world where the government controls everything. A world where the citizens of a society is told what to wear, what to eat, who to marry, when to die, and etc. A society where technology is advanced, such as the speed of cars and the type of trains. A place where laws are strictly taken into place and people follow them without hesitations. There are numerous of ways to make a great dystopian, one of them being style. The style that the author uses reveals what the social commentary is to the readers. Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, Ally Condie’s Matched, and Wes Ball’s Maze Runner: Scorch Trials, all demonstrate a dystopia where people within the book are controlled to live a life that’s not theirs. The stylistic methods that both authors use to provide a way to warn their readers about what might happen in the future, a future that reflects their behavior. Part 1: The Social Commentary and Style within Fahrenheit 451 In Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury discusses the lack of interest in reading books and how the advancement of technology contributed to the lifestyle of the population. This world that Bradbury exhibits in Fahrenheit 451 lacks the interest of books. With advancement of technology: wall tvs, cars that go 150 mph at least, and even education is affected; the children learn from a tv. New technology has declined the popularity in reading so much that it was against the law to read altogether. “There was no longer need of firemen for the old purposes.

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