Fahrenheit 451 Society Analysis

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Corruption in Society Society is only as corrupt as its citizens. Society isn't allowed books and is forced to not think. Montag a fireman, begins to think and read books he finds Faber, a retired english professor, and he teaches Montag how to deal with today’s society. The society in Fahrenheit 451 aren't allowed books or knowledge causing their society to be missing valuable pieces much like society in the real world. Faber has a list of things society is missing. Books have pours and meaning they arent flat. Faber tells Montag that “Because they have quality. And what does quality mean? To me it means texture. This book has pours”(83). In both worlds ,ours and the books, things are often sugar coated and flat, making people believe and see what they want to see. “It has features. This book can go under the microscope”(83) Most people don't like to dig deeper. Books can have more than one meaning you can broaden your horizon and go in depth with books. In our world people often read the outline of things and don't go into the pores“The more pores, the more truthfully…show more content…
Fabers second rule for restoring society is “Number two: leisure to digest it”(84). In the world of Fahrenheit 451 they are made numb by the world around so the people won't think and rebel against the government. When you live life fast you miss out on the enjoyment of the little things “You get it up around ninety- five and you feel wonderful… you hit rabbits sometimes you hit dogs. Go take the beetle”(49). This infers that speed limits are fast so people aren't able to leisure think while on a ride through the countryside, people are always moving fast. When MOntag was on the subway all he could hear was “‘Denhams does it!’ Consider the lies, the lies… ‘Denhams dental detergent’”(84). In the book there is never a dull or quiet moment for people to quietly think about their own thoughts much like real world subways where there are ads on every

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