Ray Bradbury 's Fahrenheit 451 Essay

1443 Words Aug 20th, 2015 6 Pages
In the dynamic world we reside in, technology begins to arouse a modern era. The renowned transition from a print to a digital age has sparked new ideas, and while books have remained as an asset to ordinary life, modern entertainment continues to shift away from simplistic black and white words. In Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury depicts a futuristic world in which books are banished. Entertainment depends on digital ‘families’ and merely observing the world is considered an act of rebellion. Ultimately, the world lacks a moral and environmental conscience and human conformity locks the human race into a stagnant state. One solitary group, called the Wandering Book Lovers, dedicate themselves to creating a connection to the old world by remembering books. Each member chooses a book that he or she wishes to remember, not acting as a hero, but as a flash drive, wandering through society with words stored inside. Although modern society hasn’t resorted to forgetting books, remembering the ones of value may prove vital as battles for equality, nature, and technology continue to plague society. To Kill a Mockingbird embodies many important lessons that could remind future generations of important life lessons. To Kill a Mockingbird presents undeniable themes that reflect flaws in the world we live. Despite that it was written 50 years ago, these morals are still unobserved by many. The first is never being afraid to stand up for what is right. The plot of To Kill a Mockingbird…

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