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A world of distraction, a personal challenge, the ongoing relevance of Fahrenheit 451.

So Ray Bradbury’s dark vision of an illiterate society, as described in Fahrenheit 451, has not to pass in the USA. Books were never banned, at least not here. 1,117 more words

Fahrenheit 451

After finishing Eat.Pray.Love, picking up Fahrenheit 45 was a big change in pace. I am going to be honest though, it has been a bit of a struggle for me to truly connect to this book. 176 more words

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Going Wild.

We’ve been invited out to dinner and I have no idea what to wear. My wardrobe is divided between two categories. The first category, staying-at-home-clothes… 1,040 more words

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Fahrenheit 451 (1966)

I’ve just finished reading what’s considered to be the finest work by one of science fiction’s greatest writers: Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. Set in a dystopian future where literature is outlawed, this is a classic novel of tyranny, insecurity, and yet defiance and hope. 2,574 more words

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Lies About Books: Fahrenheit 451

Now that the snows have stopped, I’ve gotten the inkling that it might be April, which of course means it’s time for more lies about books! 193 more words

Lies About Books

Nerd Block: INCOMING SPOILERS!!!

Nerd Block: INCOMING SPOILERS!!!

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Recontextualizing Meaning

Jonathan L. Friedmann, Ph.D.

Ray Bradbury’s 1953 dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 tells of a near-future society where books are banned and “firemen” search out and burn literary contraband. 588 more words

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