Analysis Of Ray Bradbury 's ' Fahrenheit 451 ' Essay

1001 Words Nov 13th, 2015 5 Pages
To begin, Equality 7-2521 of Anthem, written by Ray Bradbury and Guy Montag of Fahrenheit 451, also written by Ray Bradbury are the prime examples of the outcast of dystopian societies. In both scenarios, the main character has a quest for knowledge unlike everyone else presented in the society. Guy Montag and Equality 7-2521 both try to break the mold casted by the society that is present. This leads to consequences of negative actions towards both of the main characters. In the dystopian society story, “Fahrenheit 451”, Ray Bradbury portrays the punishment of disobeying the societal norms when Guy Montag is caught by the fire department for having possession of a handful of books instead of following the society’s way of burning the books upon discovery (Bradbury 111). In this scenario, Ray Bradbury includes how books are undervalued and are unwanted in this time, “Give a man a few lines of verse and he thinks he’s the Lord of all Creation” so the reader comprehends that Guy Montag’s decisions towards reading the books are weirdly frown upon in their society (111). Guy Montag’s rebellious actions turns out to hurt not only himself but other characters within the story. Guy Montag only hinders society, and in no way benefits society, so he eventually has to flee the city in escape of prosecution before ruining the lives of other minor characters in the story. This results the reader to feel frightened and shocked in the actions of Montag’s situation. This is highly…

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