Utopian Society In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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What comes to mind when you imagine a utopian society? Few people will come up with relatively the same answer. This is because everyone has their own image of what a perfect community would look like. For instance, the novels Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, Divergent by Veronica Roth, and Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, all had their own takes on a utopian society. Fahrenheit 451 had an interesting take on what would work to make them a utopian society. Their main objective, while trying to accomplish utopia, was eliminating books so that no one had any real educational values, and so that everyone was on the same educational level. The goal for doing this was to try and make everyone happy. In which on their path of trying to accomplish this, they had lost many values they once held close to them. In Station Eleven, the world had undergone a flu epidemic, which killed millions of people and caused them to lose everything. Their utopia was based off of trying to keep the past alive and finding ways to make people happy. The contributions to this were finding ways to preserve items that meant something to them in the past. The symphony who tried to bring happiness by traveling the world playing music and performing plays was also an attempt at utopia. Then Divergent’s utopia was based off of dividing their community into different “factions”, based off of how they scored on a test. Having a utopian society would mean everyone being happy and having equality,
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