Analysis Of Ray Bradbury 's ' My Greatest Opinion ' Essay example

1043 Words May 20th, 2015 5 Pages
In my greatest opinion, Ray Bradbury wasn’t visioning just our future, but he was envisioning The Rapture, an event where hell takes over the globe and later God, later, comes in and takes the people who believe in him. The use of the Bible in the novel is one clue that people in the story still believe in God even with all the evil boiling in the world. There is still good in the world, it is a a symbol of this is not only The Bible, but the books themselves. The books speak to the people and give only good things, and tell knowledge, and that God is speaking to people through books. Because Satan is taking over the world, and everybody loves reading and books are being burned, the good is being taken away. Satan is pushing God out of the picture. “It’s as good as I remember. Lord, how they’ve changed it in our ‘parlors’ these days. Christ is one of the ‘family’ now. I often wonder if God recognizes His own son the way we’ve dressed him up, or is it dressed him down?” “‘I’m one of the innocents who could have spoken up and out when no one would listen to the ‘guilty’, but I did not speak and thus became guilty myself. And when finally they set the structure to burn the books, using the firemen, I grunted a few times and subsided, for there were no others grunting or yelling with me, by then. Now it’s too late.’ Faber closed the Bible.’” This passage on page 84 is proof that Faber says he is not religious, but talks in the Godly way. He explains that since the world is…

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