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Farenheit 451 VS. 2012 Real World Connections
Transcript of Farenheit 451 VS. 2012 Real World Connections
Supposedly written about the 24th century Fahrenheit 451 VS. VS. 2012 Real World Connections Making connections between modern day society and the book Fahrenheit 451 Example 1: The old lady burned herself with her books Example 1: Standing up for what you believe in Example 2: On the train, a girl is obsessed with her reflection in the glass Example 2: Self absorbed people who have little awareness for anything other than their appearance and desires Example 3: The "team player" attitude. Everyone does the same thing Example 3: Doing what is "cool" or normal"; going with the crowd Example 4: Everyone is constantly attached to watching the "family" Example 4: People nowadays are so warped in technology that it's overtaken some people's lives Example 5: The little green earbud No front porches on houses (can't socialize) Example 6: Bluetooth Example 5: Example 6: Not many sidewalks in neighborhoods nowadays Example 7: Popping pills Many suicide cases are a direct result from a pill overdose Objectives 1 & 2 Objective 4 Analogies;
(2b) Setting - in and around an unidentified city; there have been two atomic wars since 1990 (1b) Verb tense (4b) F451 Single Quote Within Double Quote (4a) (cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr (cc) photo by theaucitron on Flickr copy paste branches if you need more.... State Test Objectives: Assessment: Assessment: Assessment: (cc) photo by medhead on Flickr Simile - "Her face was like a snow-covered island upon which rain might fall, but it felt no rain..." (1b) Personification - "As he stood there the sky over the house screamed. There was a tremendous ripping sound as if two giant hands had torn ten thousand miles of black lines down the seem." (1b) Text Structures: "He made more soft sounds." Is this active or passive voice? (4a2)
Is the analogy books:dignity::love:affection an antonym or synonym? (1a)
In F451, why do they watch television or the "family"?
Without porches, what are the characters in F451 unable to do?
Why do they have a lot of medical cases in the book? In the book Clarisse says, "I sometimes think drivers don't know what grass is, or flowers, because they never see them slowly." How would you rewrite this in past tense? (4a1)
A) I sometimes do think drivers don't know how what grass is, or flowers, because they never see them slowly.
B) I sometimes thought drivers didn't know what grass was, or flowers, because they never saw them slowly.
C) I sometimes thunk drivers didn't know what grass was, or flowers, because they never saw them slowly. To what did Montag compare Clarisse?
Does the following sentence contain or avoid ambiguous pronoun use? (4a3) "Montag placed his hand on the woman's elbow (pg. 36)
Newspaper: No one gets the newspaper in the book; rarely anyone still gets the newspaper delivered to their house now Example 9:
Mechanical hound - In the book, the mechanical hound suggests that the author already knew that we would have many robotic things in the future "It growled again, a strange rasoing combination of electrical sizzle, a frying sound, a scraping metal, a turning of cogs that seemed rusty and ancient with suspicion." pg. 25 In the book, Beatty says at one point that Benjamin Franklin was the first firefighter. We can infer that maybe their history books had been altered, or the government simply made up a new past and erased the old one, filling the citizen's minds only with the things the government wanted them to know. Fact & Opinion:
(2f) Fact: Capt. Beatty was head of the fire department
Opinion: Some may say he was an evil person, others say he was just doing his job. Clarisse's face : Mirror :: Mildred's face : Snow-covered island
Porch is to socialize as TV is to entertain
Books : dignity :: love : affection "'Who are a little wise, the best fools be.' Welcome back, Montag." pg. 105 The books burned in the fire - Rewrite to present tense