Fahrenheit 451 Essay | Warnings Against Excessive Technology in "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Martian Chronicles"

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Warnings Against Excessive Technology in "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Martian Chronicles"

Summary: Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" and "The Martian Chronicles" are both science-fiction novels that serve as warnings about the excesses of technology. Technology has produced lifeless societies in which people withdraw from each other to immerse themselves in distractions.
In Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles and Fahrenheit 451, a futuristic world is portrayed. In both books, Bradbury portrays two worlds, one of censorship and the other of colonization. Both societies are headed towards destruction, with the power of prevention in the hands of the society, which is only creating this path to a great fall. The first expedition "1999" of The Martian Chronicles and the first chapter "The Hearth and the Salamander" of Fahrenheit 451 contain many significant similarities. Both chapters make a reference to heat, view the distance between married couples and portray lifeless cities and empty people. Through these similarities, Bradbury is able to make indirect references to the American society and hope the books serve as a warning sign against the excess of machines and technology.

In The Martian Chronicles first chapter/year "1999," the opening page begins by describing...

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