Fahrenheit 451 And There Will Come Soft Rains Analysis

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Through the years people have had the mentality that the advancement of technology will lead to the advancement of human civilization. However there are others who think just the opposite and one of them is Ray Bradbury. Bradbury uses imagery in both Fahrenheit 451 and The Martian Chronicles to show that the advancement of technology will eventually lead to the decay of human society. Fahrenheit 451 is a book that takes place in the future and in a society that has transformed into almost a dictatorship because of technology. An effect of technology that is shown very clearly in the book was that it made people less social even with their close ones. Mildred, the wife of Montag is so hypnotized by technology that instead of trying to rebuild…show more content…
But this time it took place in mars. As like in Fahrenheit 451 this book had many similarities with the themes that Ray Bradbury tries to give about the outcome of the advancement of technology. In the chronicle “there will come soft rains” Bradbury creates a house that is so technologically advance that is capable to tend to any need that a person might have. As like in Fahrenheit 451 the house symbolizes that technology will take over our lives and will make humans very dependent on it. In the second expedition, not knowing that the Martians were not immune to chicken pox the explores accidently bring the disease and kill all the Martians. Bradbury did this to again like in Fahrenheit 451 convey that technology is capable of destroying a society and their past. Lastly Bradbury in one of the chronicles creates a character named Walter Gripp and he is one of the last persons on earth, so he tries to get in contact with women and we he goes to see her he sees that she is fat and ugly so he runs away and decides that he rather be alone. Just like in Fahrenheit 451 this shows that the advancement of technology can make people less social and

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