RAY BRADBURY: FAHRENHEIT 451 – AN INTRODUCTION

2020-07-26T14:43:02+01:00October 19th, 2019|Categories: LITERATURE|Tags: , |

Book burning and repression of thought and ideas are far from the only themes in Fahrenheit 451. The novel comments on many other aspects of modern life that Bradbury deplores, and it is a striking vindication of his vision that many of the aspects of modern life he deplored at that time are even more pronounced today.

RAY BRADBURY: FAHRENHEIT 451 – THE PLOT

2020-07-26T17:05:33+01:00July 26th, 2019|Categories: LITERATURE|Tags: , |

The novel opens with “fireman” Guy Montag exulting in his job of burning books: “It was a pleasure to burn.” In his futuristic society, where houses are built to be fireproof and firemen are no longer needed as firefighters, almost all books (with the exception of a few manuals and [...]

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