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Farenheit 451

Summary: Discusses the novel, Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. Details how there are a few key players throughout the story that show how a world of ignorance is a world without significance; they are Beatty, Faber, and Montag. Details how they show how one can change from ignorant to knowledgeable or vice versa. Discusses the story's main theme, ignorance versus knowledge.
"An age is called Dark not because the light fails to shine, but because people refuse to see it." This quote first spoken by James Michener truly defines the plot of Farenheit 451.The `light' was always shining down on the nation, but nation never looked up to see its brilliant rays. The people where living in their routine darkness, not caring at all to see what the future held for them. Just living life one minute at a time, they existed off the opinions of others. There were the privileged few that developed their judgment past the appearance of ideas; they created their own opinions, based on information not appearance, of what was right. This knowledgeable minority sees the light and they realize that ignorance will eventually lead to the demise of the nation's majority. Knowledge vs. Ignorance is a theme that takes place throughout the entire story. There...

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