Essay on Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

1005 Words Aug 31st, 2015 5 Pages
Humanity Forgotten Humanity is not a want, it is a need that is vital for survival in a corrupted world. It is the foundation that holds humans together. Morals and ethics are visibly shown through individuals who portray a true human being. Man displays humanity through arts, literature and music which illustrates what society we live in and what impact it has on this world. In a world without humanity, there would be only be hatred and selfishness which would disable people from interacting with each other and destroying love and compassion. Unfortunately, this novel creates a scene that portrays the actual effects of a broken society without humanity. In the dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury illustrates a society that has lost its humanity and the cost of this is, the loss of family values, absence of knowledge and a deteriorated generation. At the beginning of the novel, the author introduces the protagonist who is known as Montag. He clearly has a distant relationship with his wife who cares more about her T.V “family” more than her husband. To Mildred, it would seem that watching television is harmless because she has become desensitized. She chooses to idolize technology without any regret whatsoever. Thus far in the book, television has taken away the true meaning of a family. Montage struggles daily for the care of his wife who isolates herself in her own little “T.V world”. She even bluntly states that the T.V “[is her] Family”…

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