Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury And Brave New World Essay

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The events in the books Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley have come to life in society today. Censorship and oppression of society foretold by these books have come true. By using this theme of censorship and oppression from the government, they expressed their vision of what will happen to society. In many ways their writing have came true, from how today’s society innovate lives through technology and constrain society with blanket of false advertising. Ray Bradbury’s and Aldous Huxley’s dystopian novels were not only meant to entice the mind with a well written plot but to open the peoples eyes by seeing through the book at the warning it tells.
In the novel Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury tells of a society where the people are mindless to the events around them. A war spans across the whole book but every time an announcement plays, it falls on deaf ears. The people of this dystopia only care about appearances, possessions and pleasure. They become entranced with media from the parlor walls and seashells, losing all in-depth creativity and forethought to every action around them. This subjugation happened by the governments abolishment of books. Through their tactic of removing literature that brings thought to peoples minds, they eliminated the conflict of differing opinions in society. The lack of differing opinions produces a widespread diminishment of critical thinking and innovation. The society is now controlled through the censorship…

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