Which dystopian society in the novels Fahrenheit 451 and Brave New World is more oppressive?

Brave New World and Fahrenheit 451 are two novels, both of which are supposed to be set in the future, which have numerous theme similarities throughout them. Of all their common factors, the ones that stand out most would have to be first, the outlawed reading of books; second, the superficial preservation of... show more Brave New World and Fahrenheit 451 are two novels, both of which are supposed to be set in the future, which have numerous theme similarities throughout them. Of all their common factors, the ones that stand out most would have to be first, the outlawed reading of books; second, the superficial preservation of beauty and happiness; and third, the theme of the protagonist as being a loner or an outcast from society because of his differences in beliefs as opposed to the norm.

But what is your insight, is one society more oppressed than the other, how so?
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