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    Weiner 1 Ray Bradbury is considered by many as the father of the science fiction genre. However many believe he used his stories to criticize racism, technology, censorship, nuclear war, and human values. Many of his works were influenced by childhood experiences, his love of technology and his vivid imagination. He was known primarily for his science fiction short stories. Two of them are “Dark They Were and Golden Eyed,” and “A Sound of Thunder.” Both of these stories fall into the classification

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    like irony, metaphors, and symbolism. Kate Chopin in particular does a very good job with using metaphors and irony in her stories to add more profundity to them. Another author that does well with literary devices – symbolism in particular – is Ray Bradbury. There is quite a bit of irony in this particular story by Kate Chopin. In “The Story of an Hour,” Chopin writes, “’Free! Body and soul free!’ she kept whispering.” That sentence is talking about how Mrs. Mallard has finally realized that the passing

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    Ray Bradbury states “We bombard people with sensation. That substitutes for the thinking.” I agree with this statement because with all the technology and entertainment the 21st century offers where has the thinking and investigating gone? In his book Fahrenheit 451, his words manifest a horrible time where important writings from philosophers, playwrights, and authors are censored and almost everyone is solely focused on all the mind-numbing technology around them. In another article titled, “Study

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    Thought Provoking Illustrations in The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury Ray Bradbury first introduces us to the Illustrated Man in Wisconsin, on a warm afternoon in early September. The Illustrated Man is shown to be large and well built, 'but now, for some reason, going to fat'. ===================================================================== His outfit is odd-a woollen shirt buttoned to the top and with cuffs tight. Although this makes him sweat, he pays no attention to it.

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    Technology is becoming increasingly popular; we are forced to confront it everyday. Ray Bradbury has noticed this trend of people becoming more and more dependent on technology; after all we use the television, computers, and even automobiles everyday. In the pedestrian Ray Bradbury has used insect images in The Pedestrian that suggests that with the increasing number of people using technology it will trap and destroy us. Bradbury writes "During the day it was a thunderous surge of cars, the gas stations

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    putting out fires, he lights them. Ray Bradbury wrote Fahrenheit 451 following WWII when he saw technology becoming a part of daily life and getting faster at an exponential rate. Bradbury wanted to show that technology wasn’t always good, and in some cases could even be bad. Fahrenheit 451is set in a dystopian future that is viewed as a utopian one, void of knowledge and full of false fulfillment, where people have replaced experiences with entertainment. Ray Bradbury uses the book’s society to illustrate

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    the flames. Montag digs deeper and deeper, until eventually it may tear the society wide apart. In the novel Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, the main character Montag’s view point of fire progresses from a weapon capable of destroying anything, eventually the fire disinfects Montags head, and in the end causes him to changes completely. At the beginning of our story, Bradbury shows us Montags initial viewpoint of fire. He feels as if it is a powerful substance that is being used to destroy these books

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    Analysis of Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury Imagine living in a world where you are not in control of your own thoughts. Imagine living in a world in which all the great thinkers of the past have been blurred from existence. Imagine living in a world where life no longer involves beauty, but instead a controlled system that the government is capable of manipulating. In Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, such a world is brought to the awareness of the reader through a description of the impacts of censorship

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    In this society, it is important to read a book for own knowledge. However, in novel, Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, people are not allowed to read any book nor have any desires to read. They do not know the importance of the book. However, in this novel, three people influence Montag that human should read books and allows him to realize how important it is to do so. Clarisse is one of the characters who influenced Montag by showing her own world. Clarisse remind Montag the fireman’s real job

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    Ray Bradbury's Something Wicked This Way Comes David Glasgo Modules 15-16 Dec 20, 1996 Someone knows your secret dream, that one great wish that you would pay anything for. That person suddenly makes your dream come true - before you learn the price you have to pay. Ray Bradbury's, Something Wicked This Way Comes, is a chilling and suspenseful thriller, making a boy's secret dream come true right before his own eyes and that of his friend's too. The story in this book continually jumps back and

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