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    Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

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    this dystopian future, the totalitarian government uses technology to suppress feeling and thinking. Technology replaces human nature; the people rely on some machines to take care of work for them technology surrounds them. Fahrenheit 451, by Bradbury, illustrates how an immense influence of mass media and technology eliminate social interaction, creates despair and false happiness among each individual, and breaks apart families. In the dystopian future of Fahrenheit 451, technology replaces

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    Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Douglas Bradbury

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    Ray Douglas Bradbury was one of the most distinguished science fiction writers of the last century. Having been penniless during the Depression, Bradbury did not attend college but instead spent countless hours in the library teaching himself everything he believed he would have been taught by a professor (Norman “Obituary: Ray Bradbury…”). Before long, this noble autodidact was writing for mass market publications developing a style of fantasy science fiction writing that would serve as a model

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    Cold War in the Eyes of Ray Bradbury

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    Ray Bradbury, from small town America (Waukegan, Illinois), wrote two very distinctly different novels in the early Cold War era. The first was The Martian Chronicles (1950) know for its “collection” of short stories that, by name, implies a broad historical rather than a primarily individual account and Fahrenheit 451 (1953), which centers on Guy Montag. The thematic similarities of Mars coupled with the state of the American mindset during the Cold War era entwine the two novels on the surface

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    At one point in every bodies life people always look up to someone and aspire to become them. Ray Douglas Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920 in Waukegan Illinois. His mother was Esther, she was a Swedish immigrant, his father was Leonard Spaulding Bradbury, and he had English ancestors. He got his middle name from the actor Douglas Fairbanks. When he was a young boy he read many poems by Edgar Allen Poe and that is what influenced him to write his first books until he was eighteen. Chundu the Magician

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    change from loving their parents to disliking them, which is a universal process. When technology adversely affects their lifestyle, this universal process accelerates. Ray Bradbury, an acclaimed writer and a known opponent of Silicon Valley, has published books in order to enlighten the world on the inadequacies of technology. Bradbury says, “People are walking around the streets with phones to their heads talking to someone ten feet away. We've killed two million people with automobiles. We're surrounded

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    Ray Bradbury was very interested in science fiction and the possibility of time travel. One of his favorite interests was what it would be like to time travel. His book “A Sound of Thunder” explains the consequences of time travel. Ray Bradbury based this short story on the idea of the butterfly effect. The characters in his books seem to get in unusual and dangerous situations. His stories sometimes told about humanity being affected by advances in technology and science. He warned about humanity

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    Knowledge in Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

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    enough or they just do not care. In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 two of the main characters demonstrate these traits. Bradbury uses the people and symbols to convey his message: that if people do not start to cherish their freedom on knowledge, they will lose it. Bradbury also uses the overabundance of technology to show how people’s understanding of the way the world works deteriorates. Through the characters Guy Montag and his wife Mildred Montag, Bradbury demonstrates the will, and lack thereof

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    conflict citizens had between each other. In the book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury provided Americans clues that not only the battle between warring nations , but also the conflicts between communities and the common people will affect the country negatively, as we make it a part of our lives and accept it, become entertained by it, and also suspire it as a necessity to perform. During the book Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury has advised us that violence has been widely made to be accepted in part

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    “Technology is a useful servant but a dangerous master” quoted Christian Lous Lange. What he is saying is absolutely right because from where I remember, I don’t think that humans even knew what electronic devices were in the ancient times and that’s why they advanced and evolved into great shape. Obviously these ancient people turned into modern humans who then advanced so much that they invented electrical devices. However the invention of this technology did not affect their lives in a negative

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    guide them on their adventures''''. Author Ray Bradbury, mimics these ideas, and these morals throught the short story "The Veldt". Bradbury was born on August 22, 1902 and died recently on June 5, 2012. Even from a young age he showed a great interest in the arts- specifically literature. as he matured as a writer, many of his unique plot lines and themes were influenced by Edgar Allen Poe. Especially throughout the short story “The Veldt”, author Ray Bradbur, communicates the theme of a false perception

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