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China & Fahrenheit 451

english exam

vince packard

on 15 January 2013

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Transcript of China & Fahrenheit 451

China conflicts that
connect to Fahrenheit 451 In Fahrenheit 451 the government blocked information by burning books. In China the government blocks some internet websites by using the Great Fire Wall. Some of the websites are Facebook, YouTube and Twitter. Connection 1: Censorship Support "...blazing and burning to bring down the tatters and charcoal ruins of history" (Bradbury 3). Connection 2: Standing up to what they believe in. People in China were rioting because of low payment
so they were standing up to prevent cheep labor.
In Fahrenheit 451 an old lady got burned alive because she wanted to keep her book. Support "Many of the protests this year appear to be related to the country’s economic slowdown, as employees demand the payment of overdue wages from financially struggling companies, or insist on compensation when money-losing factories in coastal provinces are closed and moved to lower-cost cities in the interior" (Barboza). Bradsher, David Barboza And Keith. "Foxconn Plant Closed After Riot, Company Says." The New York Times. The New York Times, 25 Sept. 2012. Web. 13 Jan. 2013. Work Cited "On the front porch where she had come to weigh them quietly with her eyes, her quietness a condemnation, the woman stood motionless" (Bradbury 39). Connection 3: Revolt "This is the Chinese government’s original rationale for erecting the Great Firewall, an elaborate network of blocks, network slowdowns and censorship rules that keep many of China’s half- billion Internet users in the dark about events in the world and in their own country" (Shishkin). Shishkin, Philip. "How China Is Sealing Holes in Its Internet Firewall." Bloomberg. N.p., 30 Dec. 2012. Web. 13 Jan. 2013. "That at least 10 individuals have died from the riot. Unverified reports currently suggest that a fight broke out between workers from Shandong and Henan provinces before developing into a brawl that required police intervention" (Ong). “And when they ask us what we’re doing you can tell say, we’re remembering. That’s where we’ll win out in the long run. And someday we’ll remember so much that we’ll build the biggest goddam steamshovel in history and dig the biggest grave of all time and shove war in and cover it up” (Bradbury 165). People in China were revolted because of something that happen at there work that they did not agree with and 10 people had died because of it. In Fahrenheit 451 Montag revolted against the government because the government did not want people to know the information in side the books and Montag and the group he was in were remembering all the thing in the books. Ong, Josh. "Unrest at Foxconn as 2,000 Workers Reportedly Riot at Factory in China [Updated]." TNW Network All Stories RSS. N.p., 24 Sept. 2012. Web. 13 Jan. 2013. In Fahrenheit 451 and China they are blocking information in some sort of way . Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451. New York: Ballantine Books, 1953. Print. In Fahrenheit 451 and China they will stand up for what they believe in no mater the consequence. In China and Fahrenheit 451 they both revolted against some thing Support
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