Fahrenheit 451: Frankenstein: 1953 Prediction Of The Far Future

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1953 Prediction of the Far Future
“I woke up and everything was the same. I felt useless like always, unlike my uncle, who is doing so much. He risks his life everyday, and that’s only because he wants people to know the truth. I should be thankful for having him since he gave me the gift of having my own opinion and all this knowledge from all those books he gave me, but it is a big responsibility. If I look suspicious, many people I love will get in trouble, but I have to do something. The government is out of control and in any moment everything could collapse. I want to be courageous like my uncle and do something against this corrupt society, but what could I do? I am only seventeen years old, and nobody would ever play attention to
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‘Technology is taking over, Clarisse. … Don’t be so ignorant like the others out there, Clarisse. ... Clarisse do you see all those people out there, they are not really people. They have no soul, no opinion, and no curiosity. They are clueless, like Frankenstein, their only source of information is what the Government allows them to see or hear.’ That’s what my uncle said”. Clarisse was a really important character in the book Fahrenheit 451, since she was the one who opened the eyes of the main character, Montag. Their society can be reflected in our society. With the book “Fahrenheit 451,” Ray Bradbury made a prediction of what the future might look like in a couple of years, and many of his predictions come true. Ray Bradbury warned the society in his book Fahrenheit 451, by showing the human’s addiction to technology, ignorance, and …show more content…
After all people thought that he liked technology, but he did not. By reading Fahrenheit 451 it is clear that he fears how technology could change the population. The people in Fahrenheit 451 have no books available, since they are not allowed. Their only way to get information or to be entertained is through the TV and the internet. In his book he made some predictions of how technology and machines could affect us. Many of those prognoses came true sixty years later. One can see by the improvements of social media. From the book "Fahrenheit 451" people connect with others through a flat digital screen, and the same thing implies for us in present day (Breeden). One of the reasons why he wrote Fahrenheit 451 was to show us how technology could influence us, and in that way he tried to prevent our society from ending up like the one in Fahrenheit 451, like he said in the interview in 2003 “I don 't try to describe the future. I try to prevent it.” Ray Bradbury (Bradbury). He lived through the development of Technology, he was born in 1920 and died in 2012. In those years, many new innovations were put into place, such as the TV, the internet, and many other technological advancements. That 's why we have to consider his opinion of technology. He lived through those years and saw how the technology changes the people around him and captured those moments in his

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