Fahrenheit 451 Literary Devices

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Unit 1 Prompt Essay
Authors use literary as devices such irony, foreshadowing,or flashbacks to help develop the theme of a story. Novels such as Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury and The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Sherman Alexie, use these literary devices to elaborate on and support one common theme. Even short stories such as “A Sound of Thunder” by Ray Bradbury use literary devices to make their stories and plots more interesting and to develop their themes. Literary devices are an important part of writing and an essential part of any plot, story, or theme.
Fahrenheit 451 Is an Novel about a Future dystopian society where people abuse technology, Information is censored, and people aren't allowed to read books. The theme of the novel is that abuse of technology and media combined with a lack of information can lead to the division of a seriocity. In the Novel Ray Bradbury the author uses literary devices such as irony and foreshadowing to help convey the theme.Situational irony is portrayed in part one of the story when the main character montag is first introduced as one of the city’s fireman. This is ironic because you would normally think of fireman as people who help to put out fires or stop them from spreading. However in Fahrenheit 451 Firemen are used to search people's houses for books and burn them. The author acknowledges this irony when one of the side characters Clarisse says "Is it true that long ago firemen put fires out instead of
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