What are some comparisons between real firemen and the firemen in Fahrenheit 451? I have to write an essay on this subject.

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Unlike traditional firemen as we know them, the firemen in Bradbury's futuristic dystopian society have a completely different goal, which is to eradicate books from society by burning them. Instead of preventing fires, the firemen in the novel soak homes in kerosene and light book collections on fire using powerful flamethrowers.

Despite the obvious differences between real firemen and Bradbury's firemen of the dystopian future, they share several similarities. The firemen in Bradbury's novel perform an important job to their society, just like real firemen. They are also on call and receive alarms informing them of emergencies. They wear specific uniforms that identify themselves as firemen and also ride in fire trucks,...

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