Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury Essay

1843 Words Nov 23rd, 2016 8 Pages
As human beings, knowledge shape us who we are and sharpen our personalities, respect tighten our relationships, and love is what we need to achieve a happy life. What if there are no emotions, love, and respect between a young couple? What if they both live in a world lack of knowledge and books but full of violence and TV shows? Guy Montag and his wife Mildred, who live in the future world in the book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, are in the same situation. By the attractive tone and voice, the author emphasizes their unhappy relationship and makes it unforgettable for the audience. Specifically, through the lens of their relationship, we can see the reflection of our modern world nowadays, where communication and strong feelings are replaced by technology and social media.
As the main character for this book, a guy called Guy Montag doesn 't represent a specific man. In fact, he is rather the guy of every day, of every. Although his job is a fireman, but in this strange world, what he does to earn a living is to burn books - the valuable sources of knowledge and the houses of everyone who hides books. He married Mildred for a long time, long enough that his marriage life has nothing but the TV shows, long enough that Mildred can barely remember when and where they first met. After Guy comes back home from an interesting conversation with Clarisse, he finds the room is empty and dark where "his wife stretched on the bed, uncovered and cold". The first time we meet…

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