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Even a Thimble on the Cheek Needs Censoring

After last week’s post about Georgie Porgie’s antics being censored, someone told me about the censorship in her bais yaakov.

“Fahrenheit 451 was censored, in spite of the obvious irony,” she noted. 326 more words

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Fahrenheit 451- Words & Quotes

Words from Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury:

  • bestial- feral; crude
  • filigree- a delicate or fanciful thing
  • pedant- one who makes an excessive or inappropriate display of learning; one who overemphasizes rules or minor details; one who adheres rigidly to book knowledge without regard to common sense…
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Fahrenheit 451- Review

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (read July 31st, 2015)

This book had been on my shelf for a while, but I began reading it when I noticed that a Goodreads group of mine was reading it for July. 184 more words


Brain Pickings: Ralph Steadman’s Rare and Rapturous Illustrations for Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451

In his magnificent 2013 monograph, Proud Too Be Weirrd (public library), Steadman admits to having grown jaded with illustrating other people’s prose — “not much more than shameless self-indulgence” — but writes of having gladly completed the Bradbury project due to its “vitally important theme — the burning of all books.” He reflects on the significance of Bradbury’s masterwork:

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Fahrenheit 451 | Lines

“The temperature at which book-paper catches fire and burns”
I don’t know I just that line very beautiful

“If they give you ruled paper; write the other way” – Juan Ramón Jiménez… 263 more words

Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451

This book was written by Ray Bradbury and published over half a century ago (65 to be exact). It’s a story about what happens when the world only wants to enjoy itself, to grab that quick instant self-gratification at all costs and disregard anything else about life. 746 more words

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