Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury Essay examples

1101 Words Jun 12th, 2015 5 Pages
“Any man’s insane who thinks he can fool the government and us.” (Fahrenheit 451 pg. 33) All “perfect” societies are upheld strictly by the control of the government and elite groups in charge, whether the people agree, disagree, or even know about what is going on is highly questionable. Fahrenheit 451, 1984, and Brave New World are three different dystopias that meet their doom due to the attempted control regulations by the government using a loss of individuality, ignorance, and fear. Ray Bradbury’s dystopian novel, Fahrenheit 451, has the most accurate vision of the future. In many cases of these books many people’s freedom to express their individuality are suppressed. In Fahrenheit 451, the act of expressing oneself labeled a person as a “social outcast”. Whenever individuals start to question the purpose of such a life, and begin to look for answers in books or the natural world and express misgivings, they become threats. "You 're one of the few who put up with me. That 's why I think it 's so strange you 're a fireman, it just doesn 't seem right for you, somehow." (Fahrenheit 451 pg. 51) Is what Clarisse said to Montag. As a fireman he should not have acted that way but she sparked an inner conflict inside him between acting the way society says to and doing what he desired (his individuality). Going against a set role in society is fixed with a bad connotation from the start of the book itself. In 1984 the people were not able to show…

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