Analysis Of Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury Essay

1219 Words Oct 5th, 2015 5 Pages
The purpose of conformity and cooperation revolve around the idea of people being each other 's equal and everyone following the rules laid upon them, but when their is a resistance the result could be catastrophic. Guy Montag is a man who embraces his job of burning books and is too ignorant to see what he is actually doing, but when he meets his neighbor she opens his mind to see what his life actually consists of and alters his awareness towards what is occurring all around him. In Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, the main character, Guy Montag, evolves throughout the book and is influenced by the people he meets including his troubled wife Mildred, his peculiar neighbor Clarisse, and his unpredictable boss, Captain Beatty.
In life their are many doors you choose to walk through and you may routinely choose the same one, but every once in awhile there is someone who convinces you directly or indirectly to choose a different path that could change your perspective and life. Clarisse, considered a young and odd girl, isn 't a sheep, but a shepherd and strays away from the guidelines that the society and the government have strenuously advised and enforced people to adhere to. When Guy Montag meets Clarisse she recognizes the fact that “you [Montag] must be- the fireman” and that she could have “known it with her eyes shut”(4) because of the smell of kerosine. This dialogue displays that Clarisse knows what fireman do and that she is skeptical of their profession. When…

Related Documents