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Fahrenheit 451

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Savannah Phillipps

on 26 September 2013

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Transcript of Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451
By: Ray Bradbury
"The banned book about banning books"

Literary Merit
Language use
"Fahrenheit 911"
Quote 1
"A book is a loaded gun in the house next door... Who knows who might be the target of the well-read man?"
Quote 2
"Stuff your eyes with wonder, he said, live as if you drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories"
In Bradbury's book Fahrenheit 451, human wonder and curiosity is frowned upon in his futuristic world. The "firemen" are to hunt down and burn books to help keep society ignorant.
Ignorance isn't always bliss
"Utopian society"
Free will
Ruled by technology
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