Farenheit 451 : Author And Original Year Of Publication
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Rahul Bagga and Kaela Bautista
English II HP, Period 2
08 May 2015
Honors English Novel Study Form
Title: Fahrenheit 451
Author and Original Year of Publication: Bradbury, 1953
MLA citation: Bradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451. New York: Ballantine Publishing, 1978. Print.
Pertinent biographical information on author (must include a citation that matches the Works Cited page): Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois on August 22, 1920. Bradbury chose the writer path at the age of twelve and thirteen where he later discovered the importance of writing and the library which supported him during The Great Depression. In 1934 his writing career started to rise becoming a member of the Los Angeles Science Fiction League resulting to him publishing four issues of his own magazines (“Ray Bradbury Biography”). Later on, Bradbury marries his wife Marguerite McClure in 1947 where his best fantasy work was displayed in magazines throughout the country. Today, Ray and Maggie Bradbury continue to live in Los Angeles. They have four daughters and eight grandchildren. Ray Bradbury still writes daily and occasionally lectures. At an age when most men rest in their home, Bradbury remains an active storyteller and contributor of clear answers to impossible futures that could be prevented (“About Ray Bradbury”).
One-paragraph plot outline: In the 21st century, all firemen get a new job of setting things on fire instead of extinguishing them. One of the fireman named Guy Montag