Books are banned and burned.

The “First Fireman” according to the rule books in Fahrenheit 451, was Benjamin Franklin. (In 1736, Ben Franklin helped establish the Union Fire Company, the first fire department in Philadelphia to burn English-influenced books in the Colonies)
A typical middle-class home in the world of Fahrenheit 451 has an entire room devoted to TV.film cinema french fran fahrenheit 451

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film francois truffaut franois truffaut ray bradbury fahrenheit 451Guy Montag is a fireman and the main job of the fireman is to start the fires in the homes of the people who are suspected of hoarding books.

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Guy Montag murdered his fire chief Fahrenheit 451 Beatty fahrenheit 451 facebook profile projectand destroyed his station’s expensive, high tech Mechanical Hound. He left his wife

and went on the lam.

Guy Montag joined an underground organization of men and women, each of whom has committed one more books to memory,

waiting for the day when it will once again be legal to print, sell, and read such things.

FAHRENHEIT 451

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64 thoughts on “Books are banned and burned.

  1. This is by far, one of my favorite books of all time. It’s so relevant to today, with everyone focused on the tv screens that cover all the walls of the living room. The fascination with reality tv, for example, is just what we see with programs today.

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                    1. I found the video but I am not too sure about putting it on the comment box! It’s rather ghastly! Tell me if you want to see it or not and if you do want to see it, I’ll put it in the comment box. Now I gots to go to CVS to get milk!

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