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A Writer's Wisdom: Part One

There is something in a word that is so sacred. There is something in there that is larger than life and our perception of how to live it. 1,378 more words



Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 takes place in a dystopian world where the government pays firemen to burn books. During one portion of the novel, the protagonist Guy Montag fakes an illness to stay home from work. 71 more words


Summary of Bradbury’s “The Last Night of the World”

The short story of “Last Night of the World” by Ray Bradbury is about how a couple spent one of their evenings “in their own special way”. 289 more words


Legacies and Ray Bradbury

I just finished reading Fahrenheit 451 (now there’s a gem of a book if there ever was one). There was a particular quote towards the end which reminded me of… 563 more words

General Musings

So let us melt, and make no noise

Hey kids.

Since yesterday’s post was pretty grim, I figure I should bring some levity to the situation, lest you all conclude that I’m two steps from plunging into the Fraser River and succumbing to a similar fate to that of British Columbia’s ever-depleting salmon stocks. 669 more words

To Whom It May Concern

Yeah, But It's Not Nearly As Good as the Book

I’m re-reading Fahrenheit 451 for the  first time in a few years.

Last time I read it,  I realized that one of my favorite lines from the movie is not in the book: “You’re not living. 177 more words


Finally Putting The F - C Controversy To Rest

The Fahrenheit/Celsius controversy, which one to use, has gone on long enough. It’s time to finally put it to rest. All it takes is a little bit of logic. 82 more words