Individuality In Fahrenheit 451

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The loss of individuality in the society occurs as a result of the government’s restriction against outliers, which is another instance through which Bradbury is able to reiterate the importance of individuality. In a society as controlled as the one illustrated in Fahrenheit 451, outliers pose a great threat towards maintaining regularity within the population, and the government does not hesitate to eliminate such threats. Clarisse McClellan is one particular outlier who is subdued because of her levels of thought process were considered dangerously high, “‘The girl? She was a time bomb...She didn’t want to know how a thing was done, but why. That can be quite embarrassing’” (Bradbury 64). Clarisse was able to pierce through the film bordering

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