Fahrenheit 451: A Censored And Structured World



Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 forces us to envision a world that is so
structured and censored fireman exist not to fight fires ,for all buildings are
fireproof, but instead to burn books. Fahrenheit 451 is a horrific account of
what could happen in an all too close future when society carries "political
correctness" to its extreme.
One of the primary characters that one meets in Fahrenheit 451 is a
young girl named Clarrise has been raised to live the way things once were, in a
time where people had true freedom Because of Clarrise's view of life she is
branded as anti-social by her teachers and an outcast by her fellow classmates.
Clarrise becomes acquainted with another main character ...

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of all the characters is the fire chief Beatty. Beatty is a man who
once was educated but has now turned his back on education and works to destroy
it. Beatty knows what is in books but chooses not to care, not to do anything
but help the destruction of books.
The loss of the characters freedom to read and to think was not an act that
was forced on the people but, embraced by the people. The people loved the idea
of not having to think anymore. The desire to confront issues was gradually lost
by the people. Since the desire the desire to confront issues was lost people
stopped doing anything that was so called "politically incorrect" so as to
affend no one. After a while not confronting issues became so natural that
anyone who did was considered odd and a threat. This caused laws to be made
saying that no one could be different. And these laws were accepted b most. An
example of this passive destruction is a comment of Mildreds' that said" Oh lets
not think about that ...

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