Theme Of Ignorance In Fahrenheit 451

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In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, the story revolves around the clash between ignorance and knowledge. Ray presents the question of what makes true happiness. The only two options he provides before us are either complete ignorance or knowledge and learning. Guy Montag, the protagonist of the story, believes that knowledge is the key for happiness and fights against all of society for what he believes is. Guy Montag is a fireman in a futuristic United States of America, who instead of taking out fires for a living, ignites fires upon books. One day, during work, him and his crew are sent to a woman’s house that contained books. Upon the books burning, the woman took her life along with her books voluntarily. At this point, a book falls on

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