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    My thoughts on burning books is you should not do it, there is no point in it at all the book has not hurt or harmed you in any way shape or form if you think the book is a bad book do Not read the book. The book may have some wording you do not agree with but that does Not give you the right that an author has taken his time and hard work to go out and burn the book. If you think the book is that bad then don't even look at it. “The nazi’s did not burn books”(paragraph 1 of Heinrich Heine on Burning Books) they are one of the worst groups In the world and they did not even burn books. The books if you look at the book from two perspectives the book may look very bad and say some bad stuff but really the book may be an eye opener to you and probably everyone. The whole…

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    Book burning refers to the ritual destruction of books or other written materials by fire. Often carried out in public areas, book burning represents an element of censorship and usually proceeds from a cultural, religious, or political opposition to the materials being destroyed. During the nineteenth century in Germany, Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Regime strategically implemented this method of oppression to demoralize any potential protests and to spark fierce nationalism into the hearts of the…

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    Nazi book burning relates to that in Fahrenheit 451, because the government decided to control society by burning the books. The government didn't want the people getting new ideas, or gaining more knowledge then what they wanted them to know. This is why in both instances they began to burn all the books they could find. It wasn’t a choice, it was a law, and there were consequences if you couldn’t abide to it. It didn't matter if you wanted to read, it was only what the government wanted that…

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    China Book Burning

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    Book burning is the destruction of writings which the subject, or the view of the author is considered socially politically objectionable: used as a means of censorship or oppression. Book burnings can be because of a religious or cultural difference of the material in the books. Book burnings were used to portray set opinions about certain information and to make the public feel the same way. The most common reason books were burned was to censor or to destroy a part of a culture. Book…

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    A Whole New World A book and a film are two different works that people use to escape the real world. These works offer the audience an escape as well as an appeal to one’s desire. When reading a book, the reader gets every piece of detail and can see the mood and tone change within the author’s words, the reader gets to see the story the way they wanted it to happen. When watching a film, the audience see the book come to life from the director’s point of view which usually leaves the…

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    upset about the book burnings. Books, movies, songs, videos, and many more have been censored for many reasons. There are many books in different states that have been banned because of content, but no group of people has been so set on censoring books, that they would burn approximately 25,000 of them that they thought were against their culture. The Nazi Book Burnings of 1933, was considered one of the major censorship events because the Nazi’s burned over 25,000 books, it showed HItler’s…

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    burn books to believe then it would be a perfect community. Like everything that wasn't German was wrong. Also the fact that This Heinrich Heine determined the outcome of the burning of people by saying “they will end in burning human beings.” The Germans thought that they could have a Utopia by burning the books of the Jews, Communists, socialists, and other Degenerates. They thought these books made Germany look like a bad country from like safety standards and welfare problems. My second…

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    The destruction of books is also the destruction of knowledge. We will compare today the destruction of the library in Bagdad and the fiction book Fahrenheit 451. I will compare in the essay the similarities between the two. The burning of the library in Bagdad is an attempt to destroy the country's history, culture, and love for knowledge. It is an attempt to have people follow only specific ideas, mainly from the radical group Isis. Their excuse for burning the books is that books 'call…

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    Censorship is common in dystopian litterateur and in modern day. In Fahrenheit 451, the government used censorship on books. They believe that books give radical ideas to people and the essence of their society would crumble if people are allowed to read. To get rid of these books and ideas, the government uses fire and firefighters. The captain of the firefighters, Beatty, said, “ burn all,burn everything...fire is bright,fire is clean”(Bradbury 60). Most of the people believed, that burning…

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    The American author, Ray Bradbury, addresses this question in his book, Fahrenheit 451. Through Montage's self discovery the symbolism of the fire shifts from a destructive force to a nourishing flame. Bradbury first portrays fire as a powerful and destructive force, starting the book with this image Montag burning books. Montag found pleasure in burning them, (it was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed" (Bradbury 1). While this totalitarian society…

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