Themes In Fahrenheit 451

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Ever wonder what the world may look like in ten, twenty, even fifty years? In the book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury we look in the year 2053 and see how much the human race has changed. Montag, a fireman loves his job of destroying books because they go against all rules in the new world. Although, Montag starts to question what is in the books that makes people want die for them. Montag ends up stealing a book, and as a result, he has to burn his own house down, and runs from the authorities. The culture, characters, and theme in Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451 create a dystopian novel that serves as a warning to our future readers.
Culture shapes people to be who they are today; in this novel the city is futuristic and extremely …show more content…

Montag is only getting farther and father away from the top or resolution to his problems. He is falling into a hole with no bottom; he will never hit land and find stable ground. In addition, repetition is shown when Montag is trying to remember the book and the ad keeps repeating the same words over and over again. The ad shows the governments’ power over the people, when Montag is disobeying the rules the governments is always yelling in his ear. Montag is going against the rules so they must show that they are always there, stopping Montag from remembering the book. Along with culture, the characters also shape the book immensely.
Montag and Mildred are two important characters in the book. Montag can be described in many different ways; unfulfilled, courageous, and re-humanized. Montag never seems happy with his life; Montag is a firefighter an amazing hero in the society yet he is still not happy. Montag questions himself if what he is doing is truly right. Montag meets Clarisse, who makes him happy yet again to ad to his miserable life she is taken away from him. Any person or idea that makes him happy and fulfills his life is ripped away. Towards the end of the book, Montag is a courageous hero, trying to help the world make them realize they’re wrong: “That’s the good part of dying; when you’ve nothing to lose, you run any risk you want” (Bradbury 81). Montag like most heroes would give up his life for the better of the good. He wants to break the

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