What Is The Theme Of Fahrenheit 451

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In Fahrenheit 451 the theme that is taken away from this is that sometimes what is right isn’t always the best thing for you. When Montag found his love for books, which they were still banned from anyone’s possessions, he realized this is what he needed all along. A book burning fireman realizing what his job requires him to do finally makes the switch back to books. He lives in society where technology is everything. People have put down books for their wall-sized TVs and various other technologies. They also speed in their cars a whole lot too. It has caused society to become lazy and not as productive. Throughout the book Montag searches for himself internally and realizes his love for books. Montag was a fireman, and his job was to not …show more content…
He was lost at the fact of why technology was so huge. He met a seventeen year old girl named Clarisse. Clarisse is what helped bring happiness back into his life. She helped him realize a lot and started to help him find himself. She was speeding in her car one day and died of a car accident. This is when he needed to find himself by hisself. One day when he was on duty he got a call of a lady with an illegal stash of books. He responded and the lady chose to burn to death with her books. She responded with “You can’t ever have my books” (Bradbury 42). They insisted she gets out of the house but she resisted and told them to go. This is when he realized maybe books are alright and he would try them out. He got a couple of books and went inside for a while. He asked his wife to enjoy the books with him but she denied and stuck to her television. He then started reading and was stuck on books. It got to a point where he didn’t show up for work so his captain came to his house to check up on him. The captain said it was normal for a fireman to take a couple days off to read books. Montag insisted and got back to his books which he had to turn in the next day for incineration. He met a professor named Faber. Faber is the person that told him for him to find himself he needs to read more books. Montag paid Faber for his services which turned out to be great. When Montag started to read books more often

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