Ray Bradbury's 'Fahrenheit 451'

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Analysis of Clarisse McClellan A quote from Isaac Asimov states, "If knowledge can create problems, it is not through ignorance we can solve them." Ignorance is what consumes the futuristic setting within Ray Bradbury's, Fahrenheit 451. Within the novel, books are banned and the society shows no interest in reading them. The character Clarisse McClellan, however, shows great interest in her surroundings and those around her. Clarisse McClellan serves as a contrast to the culture of these characters with her child like curiosity and unique beauty, emphasizing the dullness and ignorance of their mindset and lifestyle for the reader. For example, when Clarisse is introduced to the reader she is described as beautiful and with an innocent appearance.
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