Penelope Linton An excellent review!
Stories published in the edition are omitted from most later editions. Fahrenheitwhich takes its title from the temperature at which paper burns, takes place in a sterile, futuristic society in which firemen burn books because the State has decided that books make people unhappy.
Suspected readers are arrested. In school, students play sports and learn nothing. Fast driving is encouraged, and pedestrians are arrested.
Indiscriminate drug use, suicide, overpopulation, and war are rampant. In this world lives Guy Montag, the main character, who smilingly and unquestioningly accepts his job as a fireman. Early in the novel, a young neighbor, Clarisse, shocks Guy by asking whether he ever reads the books he burns and whether he is happy.
Although she is later killed by a hit-and-run driver, Clarisse is the catalyst through which Guy begins to evaluate his life and career, and finally the society he supports. Clarisse and Mildred are foils: Beatty explains that in order to achieve societal equality and happiness, people should not be given two sides of an issue or books to debate, think about, or question.
It also draws him to Faber, a retired professor of English. Faber, a foil to Beatty, explains to Guy that what is contained in books gives life depth and meaning.
Books can present a higher quality of information as well as the time to think about and then act on that information. He escapes to a remote colony of intellectuals, one of several such groups that live in the woods. They recite their books, thereby passing on their knowledge to their children, who will await the rebirth of a literate civilization.
The novel ends with a quotation from the last chapter of the Bible and the guarded optimism that the antiliterate State will soon self-destruct and a new, cultured society will rise from the ashes.CLASH OF THE TITANS: Clash of the Titans "is a fantasy film and remake of the film of the same name.
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and the hope that Granger, Montag, and the rest of the Book. Upton Sinclair's expose of the American meatpacking industry is largely to thank for the massive drop in cases of gastroenteritis (and rise of vegetarianism) around the dawn of the 20th century.
Hope is a central theme in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit Set in a dystopian society, hope is all some of the characters have left to help them deal with their oppressive government.
Some characters embody hope such as Clarisse, a wide eyed teenager who never stops questioning or Montag, the protagonist, who learns that blindly following .
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