Essay Fahrenhiet 451. Theme-Several

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Dalton W. Phillips
Ms. Greer
English II
14 March 2014 Fahrenheit 451
“We need not to be let alone. We need to be really bothered once in a while. How long is it since you were really bothered? About something important, about something real?”(Bradbury 52). This quote symbolizes that sometimes we need different opinions to keep us sane, and to make our lives better. Different perspectives are the only way to acquire real, acceptable change based on how Ray Bradbury does with his main character Guy Montag in the novel Fahrenheit 451. Throughout all of history, there have been unchallenged leaders. There was George Washington who is believed to have been a wonderful leader, but then there are leaders like Adolf Hitler. Hitler’s leadership position was in some ways, obtained by default, but that does not change the fact that he received it. If there had been another person willing to stand up and say that he did not deserve it, the Holocaust may have been avoided. Which goes back to what Bradbury meant when he said, “We need not to be let alone” (Bradbury 52), he wanted us to realize that sometimes people need to be challenged. On May 4, 2001, Butch Hartman aired an episode of one of the shoes he created called “The Fairly OddParents” and the episode was named “The same game”. The main character of the show, Timmy Turner, wishes everyone to be the same. All the people look, act, and think the same. He enjoys this at first, but then he realizes that there needs to be differences and controversy. He discovered in this episode that the world was boring if we were all the same. However,…