The essay for studying by Lukas: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

The book's tagline explains the title: «Fahrenheit 451 — the temperature at which book paper catches fire, and burns…» In a terrifying care-free future, a young man, Guy Montag, whose job as a fireman is to burn all books, questions his actions after meeting a young woman and begins to rebel against society. Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel by American writer Ray Bradbury, published in 1953. This essay is written for the students who study a famous all over the world work. An essay contains basic facts from the writer’s biography, the plot of the book Fahrenheit 451 is retold, and the main characters and ideas are characterized. It is also shown how the book influenced the literary process and other writers.
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  • Полина Саваковаhas quoted2 years ago
    Of course, such attitude to literature is not a goal, but a means with the help of which a society of people, who can be manipulated and with no place for personality, is created.

    The captain convinces Montag: "We must all be alike. Not everyone born free and equal, as the Constitution says, but everyone made equal. Each man the image of every other; then all are happy, for there are no mountains to make them cower, to judge themselves against."

    If you accept such a society model, a danger coming from books becomes clear: "A book is a loaded gun in the house next door. Burn it. Take the shot from the weapon. Breach man's mind. Who knows who might be the target of the well-read man?"
  • Полина Саваковаhas quoted2 years ago
    In 2012 Google offered to standardize a new status code of the protocol HTTP - HTTP 451 that will warn the Internet users that a requested page exists but unavailable for legal reasons. The code was approved by the Internet Engineering Steering Group in 2015 and added to the HTPP standard in 2016. In the notification about the new code, a gratitude to Ray Bradbury was expressed
  • Анна Лукьяноваhas quoted4 years ago
    The wife is absorbed by a series world and now tells enthusiastically about a new TV idea: she received a script of a new “soap opera” with missing lines that viewers should write themselves. Three living room walls in the house are huge TV screens, and Mildred insists on spending some money and fixing the fourth TV wall because in that case there will be a full illusion of the conversation with TV characters.
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