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    FAHRENHEIT 911

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    The title of "Fahrenheit 9/11" is a play on the title of the famous Ray Bradbury novel, "Fahrenheit 451" in which society has been transformed into an authoritarian, repressive regime, in which subversive ideas are crimes and books are burned. In the book, a lonely protagonist is awakened to this reality and joins the struggle to keep underground dissidence alive. In Michael Moore's movie, he leads an above-ground assault on the Bush Presidency, questioning his legitimacy, his character, abilities

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    Fahrenheit 9/11 Michael Moore’s latest film, “Fahrenheit 9/11,” presents a critical look at the administration of George W. Bush and the War on Terrorism. In this film Moore investigates the rapid growth of the United States government and its trend of trampling the rights of individuals, and the corporatism that is spawned out of the close ties between big government and big business during wartime. Michael Moore may not convince all audiences, but is successful for its factual accuracy in

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    introduction by Andrew Gillium, a local Tallahassee politician, Michael Moore talked about his various complaints about President Bush’s policies and told young voters to vote for the Kerry/Edwards ticket. He also showed some extra clips from his movie Fahrenheit 9/11. This movie, which is a “documentary”, grossed over 110 million dollars in the U.S (Kopel 2). The budget for the film itself was only 6 million dollars. Michael Moore had won the Oscar for Bowling for Columbine the year before for Best Documentary

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    The Warning of Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 is a novel about a materialistic society that has forgotten social interaction with each other. This materialistic society is where Bradbury believed society today is headed<THE TENSES HERE ARE A LITTLE CONFUSING.>. The materialistic society in Fahrenheit 451 created through Bradbury's cynic views of society<THIS IS A FRAGMENT SENTANCE.> His views of society are over-exaggerated in contrast with today's events, especially in the areas

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    Dystopia in Fahrenheit 451 Just by reading the first few lines of the opening paragraph of Fahrenheit 451, we get the feeling of a dystopia right away.  Firemen burning books, instead of putting out fires that start in homes.  Who ever heard of that? <AVOID USINING QUESTIONS, THEY WAEKEN THE PAPER.> This is crazy thinking right off the start, yet Bradbury carries us through as if we are travelers to this time and place.  We are the unseen eyes that see the cataclysmic events that turn Guy Montag's

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    Fahrenheit 451

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    "Are you happy?" "What is true happiness to you?"  Bet you didn't know how to answer these questions. That being that these are questions not many of us actually put thought into. While reading the book "Fahrenheit 451," your mind will ponder the thought of happiness. The author Ray Bradbury really focuses the book on this idea of happiness he's created. The societies happiness is portrayed in an idea of living with a sitcom family, and dreams of adding on various walls sized televisions. People

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    Fahrenheit 451

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    Bradbury's novel, Fahrenheit 451, was written at the onset of the fifties as a call to the American people to reflect on how the dominant social values of their times were effecting both the lives of individual Americans and their government. Fahrenheit 451 attacks utopian government and focuses on society's foolishness of always being politically correct. (Mogen 113). According to Mogen, Fahrenheit 451 depicts a world in which the American Dream has turned into a nightmare because it has been

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    Fahrenheit 451

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    burn books, but I read them. We both in our life become interested in books and want to read them, however the difference is that Montag is not allowed to read any book. Also, I never became a fugitive like Montag became one. The antagonist in Fahrenheit 451 is Beatty, who is the firemen’s captain. He is older than Montag and the other fireman due to the fact he is the captain and has more experience. Since he is older than the other fireman and Montag his facial features are not as y...

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    Fahrenheit 451

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    this is also the most essential of the three attributes mentioned above. Montag and Clairesse both had mentors to introduce critical thinking into their lives and pass information onto them. The theme of Knowledge and Wisdom are relevant because in Fahrenheit 451, books are fundamental to knowledge and wisdom comes from reflection of personal experiences and not from physical books and teachings. Faber is introduced into the novel as a former professor and he breaks the law by engaging literature and

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    Fahrenheit 451

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    originally he had wanted to be able to understand his own life, and the paradoxes in it, with the help of the books he was secretly saving from the other firemen. Montag can be considered the Hero in Fahrenheit 451, although most of his steps toward his goals are uncoordinated and clumsy. In the time that Fahrenheit 451, had take place, books had been banned, although the novel never clearly states why this had happened, although it suggests that lack of interest combined with the fact that knowledgeable

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