Fahrenheit 451: Insignificance Of Life And Death



Imagine this world, as crazy as it is now, living for nothing. Dying for nothing. Not having a clue as to what tomorrow will bring, and shrugging a shoulder at your best friend who died in a car wreck, killing four others. Not caring. Not giving. More self-centered as the world is now, and living now knowing that what will happen the next split second, for your life could disappear right before your eyes and no one would care. Death as an unimportance. Life meaningless and pointless. Who could possibly want such a thing? In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, the insignificance of life and death of certain characters indicate the loss of hope and love in their corrupt world these ...

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turn on the lights in the bedroom and will not open the window to let in outside light, even though he feels as if he cannot breathe in the room with the windows closed. Mildred suffers from a hidden melancholy which she cannot consciously accept and which leads to her overdose on sleeping pills without knowing she is doing it; this same inner pain which manifests itself in unconscious acts of self-distruction affects much of the population of this world. One late night Mildred gets up out of bed and goes to the bathroom to take some sleeping pills, and Montag tries to count the number of times he hears her swallow and wonders if she will forget and take more. Montag realizes that he would not cry if she overdosed again and died. Montag feels that he and his wife are utterly empty, and he thinks back to clarisse’s the neighbor, dandelion as the awful summation of the emptiness of his feelings for Mildred. The fireman in Seattle purposely set a mechanical hound to his own ...

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