Fahrenheit 451 Essay | Censorship in the Future

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Censorship in the Future

Summary: Essay describes the subject of censorship in "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury.
In Fahrenheit 451 by author Ray Bradbury, fireman Guy Montag has to make fires rather than put them out. The time of this story takes place during the twenty-first century, the future in an American city. To describe his job he says, "It was a pleasure to burn. It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed." In this time, there is an issue of censorship and lack of knowledge with most of the people in the city.

Throughout this story, the citizens of the city have nothing intelligent to do. All the people just watch mindless television on walls. They really do not care much about their own lives; instead they get caught up in the television and everything that has to do with it. To have equality, the fireman would burn the books so that no one would have...

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