Analysis Of Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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Sets in the futuristic period, Guy Montag, a fireman, who, paradoxically, burns houses and illegally owned books. One night, after having burning quite number of homes and books, Montag met Clarisse, who happens to be his old neighbor. Clarisse, a seventeen year old, who is like a typical teenager, who likes to talk but what Clarisse sets from other teens is that she question about the world and nature
In the course of the chapter one: part one, Clarisse asked Montag if he is happy, and that struck Montag to doubt if he is really happy about his life Going home, when Montag and Clarisse part their ways, he found his wife Mildred lying in bed, overdosed by sleeping pills From that scene, Montag realized that he is no longer love his
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It was published right after the World War II.
Depicting an ideal society, the novel has different notion because of its irony and paradox concept where the fireman burns houses, reading books are unacceptable, and technology rules.
Reading this novel was such a revelation. Though having an idea what’s been the novel is all about, the element of surprise is there. Ray Bradbury managed to create a novel that is detailed and descriptive despite of words are itemized in a contrast and complex representation. Notwithstanding, the novel made easily to understand by the readers despite of heavily influenced of science and of course, the historical World War II.
Around that year, the Nazis had banned and burned books, to which reading became outlaw. Book burnings became a major symbol of domination. For someone who favors greater freedom, the liberty to read was his or her central concern during the
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(Bradbury, R. (1953). Fahrenheit 451. Simon and Brown Publishing)
According to the analysis in the Historical Context: Exploring Novels conducted in the Irondequoit High School, besides the domination that took place during the regime of the Nazis in Germany, similar political dictatorship had been taking place in the Soviet Union. It says, “After World War II, Western Europe and the United States entered into what has been called the Cold War—a struggle pitting the ideals of democracy and communism against each other—with the Soviet Union. Frequent reports of Soviet repression of writers and censorship of books were in the

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