Unformatted text preview: Montag” (21). Clarisse is always happy to see Montag and talk to him about books. Mildred, on the other hand, is a technology driven person. She is one of the many people in Bradbury’s world who has technology driving her and keeping her alive. She usually has “both ears plugged with electronic bees that [are] humming the hour away” (18). Mildred thinks that she is pleased with the way she lives, and life in general. However, it turns out that she is ignorant and like an empty shell and she ends up “taking all the pills in [her] bottle” (19). She says that she probably just forgot she was taking them and that she “wouldn’t do a thing like that” (19). Bradbury contrasts Clarisse and Mildred in Fahrenheit 451 to express that obsession of technology can result in ignorance and unhappiness....
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- Fall '08
- Fahrenheit 451, Clarisse, thoughtful Clarisse