The Theme Of Happiness In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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“We have everything we need to be happy, but we aren’t happy. Something’s missing”. Everyone has a different concept of what happiness truly is. Whether it is a hug from a loved one, or a bright glow that makes a person float 2 millimeters off the ground. Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, is a novel of little happiness. The characters are not completely happy, although they think they are. In the society of the novel, the idea of happiness is to be thin, to stare at television in a mindless stupor, and to be without conflicts. People go through life fast, never slowing down to think and feel at any point. This is how they want it, and this is how they like it. Although their society is quite overstated, our own society defines happiness in the same way. Guy Montag, the main character in Fahrenheit 451, is trying to seek the meaning of life, especially his own …show more content…
Montag is a character in the book who Bradbury keeps building on. He started off as a fireman who does his work and believes in it, and thinks to be happy. Bradbury gets in the mind of every citizen in Fahrenheit 451. As the novel is coming to its finish, Montag changes drastically; he is a runway who sees the power of books and the imagination that comes along with them. He sees the ultra annihilation of a city that feared to feel. Bradbury wants the readers to grasp the possibility of the future generation gone astray. Restrictions takes happiness away, and drives people into a life of worthlessness. While Montag is growing, showing the power of feeling and thought, his self model is a character named Faber. Faber saw happiness as the quality of information digested, and to act on what you learned from reading books. Faber had a eye for the future and an openly mind. Bradbury 's point of view, one of anit-restrictions along with personal belies that having imaginations and having to think freely are the most important ethics of

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