Difference Between Fahrenheit 451 And Something Wicked This Way Comes

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The characterization in the novels “Fahrenheit 451” and “Something Wicked This Way Comes” both by Ray Bradbury are very similar. The novel Fahrenheit 451 is set in the 24th century where the whole population is controlled and where books are illegal. Guy Montag, a fireman is discovered to have hidden a book and then meets an outlaw group. The outlaw groups purpose is to preserve books by memorizing them before they are destroyed. In the novel “Something Wicked This Way Comes” by Ray Bradbury, two boys, Will Holloway and Jim Nightshade have spent almost every second of their lives together. They are born only seconds apart and also neighbors. When they are given a lighting rod for free, their lives suddenly take a sudden twist. These two novels …show more content…
In “Fahrenheit 451”, the main characters are the Protagonists of the story as they obey to the society 's rules unlike Montag and professor Faber who rebel against society by uncovering and comprehending the bible in “Fahrenheit 451”. In “Something Wicked This Way Comes”, the main characters play as the Antagonists while the main characters play as the protagonists as Mr. Dark and the others want to hunt down and kill the protagonists, while the protagonists are innocent and try to save themselves. The main characters are also different as a whole as they are not aware of something in “Fahrenheit 451” while in “Something Wicked This Way Comes”, the main characters are aware of what is going on because in “Fahrenheit 451”, Millie, Guy Montag 's wife does not love Montag nor does Montag love Millie which results in their relationship not being that close at all as they don’t know when they first met and as all Montag knows is that Millie is only that she is interested in her “family” and that she drives her car with high-speed abandon, however, in “Something Wicked This Way Comes”, the main characters are very close as the book states “ we 're still pals, smell things nobody else smells, hear things no one else hears, got the same blood, run the same way. Now this first time ever, you 're sneaking out! Ditching me!” (p. 22 ebook) implies that Will and Jim have such a close …show more content…
In “Fahrenheit 451” and “Something Wicked This Way Comes”, there is a group against the society in both stories that one of the characters want to participate in. In “Fahrenheit 451”, Montag joins an outlaw group at the end of the novel that memorizes books to preserve them although books are banned in the 24th century. In “Something Wicked This Way Comes”, “the “carnival” composed of Mr. Dark, the witch, etc have been going to the town for decades, slowly, ruining the town, this year, they target Jim and Will, but Jim ends up being interested in the group and almost falls into their traps many times. Both stories also have innocent characters sucked into sticky situations, such as in Fahrenheit 451, Montag is a fireman whose job is to burn books and not to extinguish fires as books are banned in this 24th century. He ends up actually getting a grasp on a collection of books, which instantly sucks him into the void of literature that he can not resist. Also, in “Something Wicked This Way Comes”, Will and Jim, two innocent boys coincidentally meet and evil carnival group that only comes to their town once a decade, this year the evil carnival chooses Jim and Will as their targets. Both the protagonists of the stories end up not fighting, but hiding from society until the end of the books when they actually fight against the Antagonists such as in “Fahrenheit 451”, Montag finds a collection of

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