Ray Bradbury 's Fahrenheit 451

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Ray Bradbury and his Fahrenheit 451 Future
Technology has had many great contributions, but is it destroying America as author Ray Bradbury foreseen back in the 1950’s. The intent of this paper is to explain how Fahrenheit 451, which was written over 65 years ago, has begun to come true in some aspects of American society today. The intended audience for this paper is fellow students who have not read this novel, and the professor. Ray Bradbury’s role in Fahrenheit 451 is to help readers understand the dependency of technology, free thought, and governmental censorship. Bradbury’s novel, Fahrenheit 451 was written over 65 years ago, but his ideas of censorship, technology dependency, and corrupt government has begun to come true in America today.
This paper analyzes the novel, “Fahrenheit 451,” by author Ray Bradbury, for those who have not read this novel. This story is set in the future, but some of these issues are happening today. Some ideas have changed from what the author foreseen, but his point is the same. If you take freedom from people overnight there would be a huge support for lost rights, but take that freedom a little at a time and people will not even know they are missing it. This is the story of Ray Bradbury and his famous novel, Fahrenheit 451.
Ray Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois. After some time his family moved to Los Angeles, California where he stayed for the rest of his life. Bradbury’s childhood has been used…

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