Analysis Of Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury Essay

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Ignorant.Amused.Dumbed-down.Entertain.Blissful.Control. This describes the society in the novel Fahrenheit 451 written by Ray bradbury. The story portray a society without knowledge in order to keep the people ‘’happy it was best to censor what they know’.In fact they have fireman that instead of putting out fires are the ones who starts them to burn the books .So that they can continue to feed the society facts that they don 't have to worry their pretty little heads about . Instead they should plug their seashells in their ear ,and let the interactive tv consume their life. However fireman Guy Montag is awakened from this make believe happiness by a vibrant neighbour named Clarisse who is unlike everyone else she questions life which causes Montag to think about things he hasn 't before such as his happiness. Soon Montag begins to read book which later on causes him to lose his job,wife,and house basical his entire life.
The significance of the hearth and the salamander is the heart symbolizes the home and the salamander is a mythical animal having the power to endure fire without harm. The idea is that fire is used to destroy knowledge in order to maintain control, while allowing the mind to be numb to everything around them.’’ That if she died, he was certain he wouldn’t cry for it would be the dying of an unknown face, a street face, a newspaper image.’’ (pg.44)Therefore his home wasn’t a home it was a house where he lived with his wife that if died he wouldn’t even…

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