Who Is Distracted In Fahrenheit 451

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(AGG) People thought technology was a good thing, but too much of it can be very bad. (BS-1)All that technology can really change a person and make them view things differently than they did before. (BS-2)Many can get too distracted and lose sight of the important things in their lives. (BS-3) the people that leave and get away from all the technology learn how to digest all the information without getting distracted and really change the way they view the world. (TS) In the book Fahrenheit 451 the author shows how the people in that society can easily over use all the technology and be harmful to the people. (MIP-1)People in their society get too distracted by all the technology around and start to have issues, mostly with their memory and …show more content…
(SIP-A) The people do not pay attention at all and lots of things can happen in the time span. (STEWE-1) The only thing that they care about is watching T.V and they are only focused on that and themselves “Montag reached inside the parlour wall and pulled the main switch. The images drained away, as if the water had been let out from a gigantic crystal bowl of hysterical fish. The three women turned slowly and looked with unconcealed irritation and then dislike at Montag” (90) they were not paying attention to him and he knew it, so he pulled the T.V plug to get them away from the technology and truly listen to what he has to say. (STEWE-2) The technology is growing all around them and they do not even seem to care that soon everyone will have technology all around them “Technology, mass exploitation, and minority pressure carried the trick, thank God” (55). All that technology around them, they think that it is a good thing but they don't really realize how distracted they truly are. (SIP-B) They are too focused on themselves to see what's really happening around them. (STEWE-1) Mildred is so addicted to her parlor and her “family” that she does not realize that her house is about to burn down, but all she cares about her parlor "Poor family, poor family, oh everything gone, everything, everything gone now” (108). She is so caught up in her own world that she doesn't even …show more content…
Darkness. He was not happy. He was not happy. He said the words to himself.”(9) Montag got to think about it all because he was listening while away from the technology so he was able to fully digest the information. (SIP-B)Montag was not the only one to finally get away from the technology and truly see the society in its pure form. (STEWE-1) Many people like Montag realized that they were not happy either, but they never did anything about it, they knew, but decided to stay in the shadows because of they're cowardness. But when Montag came along he persuaded them to help him, and in a way he helped them. (STEWE-2) Montag knew that Faber was a book reader and that he knew that there was something going on but Faber decided to stay at home. While Montag had to rip up a bible to get Faber to see that this is not right and that they have to get away from all this. (CS) Too much distraction can really be a very bad thing for the

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