Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451
Author: Ray Bradbury
Pages: 147
ISBN: 067187229X
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Release: 1968
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A fireman in charge of burning books meets a revolutionary school teacher who dares to read. Depicts a future world in which all printed reading material is burned.

Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451
Author: Ray Bradbury
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9780007496969
Available:
Release: 2013-02-14
Editor: HarperCollins UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The hauntingly prophetic classic novel set in a not-too-distant future where books are burned by a special task force of firemen.

Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451
Author: Ray Bradbury
Pages: 249
ISBN: 9781451673265
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Release: 2012-01-10
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Ray Bradbury's internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden. Montag never questions the destruction and ruin his actions produce, returning each day to his bland life and wife, Mildred, who spends all day with her television “family.” But then he meets an eccentric young neighbor, Clarisse, who introduces him to a past where people didn't live in fear and to a present where one sees the world through the ideas in books instead of the mindless chatter of television. When Mildred attempts suicide and Clarisse suddenly disappears, Montag begins to question everything he has ever known. He starts hiding books in his home, and when his pilfering is discovered, the fireman has to run for his life.

Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451
Author: Ray Bradbury
Pages: 190
ISBN: UOM:39015054024701
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Release: 1993
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners suddenly realizes their merit

Ray Bradbury s Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury s Fahrenheit 451
Author: Ray Bradbury
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9781466899148
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Release: 2019-04-16
Editor: Hill and Wang
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A Graphic Adaptation An HBO Original Movie starring Michael B. Jordan (Black Panther), Sofia Boutella (Star Trek: Beyond), and Michael Shannon (The Shape of Water). An Eisner Award Nominee "Monday burn Millay, Wednesday Whitman, Friday Faulkner, burn 'em to ashes, then burn the ashes." For Guy Montag, a career fireman for whom kerosene is perfume, this is not just an official slogan. It is a mantra, a duty, a way of life in a tightly monitored world where thinking is dangerous and books are forbidden. In 1953, Ray Bradbury envisioned one of the world's most unforgettable dystopian futures, and in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, the artist Tim Hamilton translates this frightening modern masterpiece into a gorgeously imagined graphic novel. As could only occur with Bradbury's full cooperation in this authorized adaptation, Hamilton has created a striking work of art that uniquely captures Montag's awakening to the evil of government-controlled thought and the inestimable value of philosophy, theology, and literature. Including an original foreword by Ray Bradbury and fully depicting the brilliance and force of his canonic and beloved masterwork, Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 is an exceptional, haunting work of graphic literature.

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Author: Mary L. Dennis,Ray Bradbury
Pages: 40
ISBN: PSU:000049206937
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Release: 1999
Editor: Novel Units, Incorporated
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Offers tips and activities for teaching "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury.

Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451
Author: Ray Bradbury
Pages: 58
ISBN: 1586634011
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Release: 2002
Editor: Spark Publishing Group
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Get your "A" in gear! They're today's most popular study guides-with everything you need to succeed in school. Written by Harvard students for students, since its inception SparkNotes™ has developed a loyal community of dedicated users and become a major education brand. Consumer demand has been so strong that the guides have expanded to over 150 titles. SparkNotes'™ motto is Smarter, Better, Faster because: · They feature the most current ideas and themes, written by experts. · They're easier to understand, because the same people who use them have also written them. · The clear writing style and edited content enables students to read through the material quickly, saving valuable time. And with everything covered--context; plot overview; character lists; themes, motifs, and symbols; summary and analysis, key facts; study questions and essay topics; and reviews and resources--you don't have to go anywhere else!

Dear Fahrenheit 451

Dear Fahrenheit 451
Author: Annie Spence
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781250113887
Available:
Release: 2017-09-26
Editor: Flatiron Books
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A librarian's laugh-out-loud funny, deeply moving collection of love letters and breakup notes to the books in her life. If you love to read, and presumably you do since you’ve picked up this book (!), you know that some books affect you so profoundly they forever change the way you think about the world. Some books, on the other hand, disappoint you so much you want to throw them against the wall. Either way, it’s clear that a book can be your new soul mate or the bad relationship you need to end. In Dear Fahrenheit 451, librarian Annie Spence has crafted love letters and breakup notes to the iconic and eclectic books she has encountered over the years. From breaking up with The Giving Tree (a dysfunctional relationship book if ever there was one), to her love letter to The Time Traveler’s Wife (a novel less about time travel and more about the life of a marriage, with all of its ups and downs), Spence will make you think of old favorites in a new way. Filled with suggested reading lists, Spence’s take on classic and contemporary books is very much like the best of literature—sometimes laugh-out-loud funny, sometimes surprisingly poignant, and filled with universal truths. A celebration of reading, Dear Fahrenheit 451 is for anyone who loves nothing more than curling up with a good book...and another, and another, and another!

Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury
Author: Ray Bradbury
Pages: 216
ISBN: 4871871142
Available:
Release: 2020-03-08
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Fahrenheit 451 is a dystopian novel by American writer Ray Bradbury. Fahrenheit 451 is the temperature at which book paper spontaneously catches fire and burns. It is a futuristic novel describing a time when the government has ordered that all books be burned. This may seem to be ridiculous and could never be happening, but it is starting to happen in real life now, today. Now we have a president who accuses everything in the press of being "fake news". He tells his followers who constitute a near majority never to believe the news media. He has ordered the arrest and criminal prosecution of the leading law enforcement officers including the Director of the FBI and the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. He has accused most of his political opponents of corruption and crime. Nobody knows what is the truth and what is false any more. He says that decisions of the highest courts of the United States are almost all fake. He openly attacks and criticizes the highest judges of the Supreme Court. He says the truth is false and the false is true. The result is we the people do not know who or what to believe. All the great scientists have found that climate change is real and our time on this earth may be limited, but he says climate change is a hoax and we should ignore the works of the scientists. This is not the first time this has happened. In China, Chairman Mao declared his Cultural Revolution and the Great Leap Forwards. China has the oldest civilization in the world, going back to before Confucius in 551-479 BC. Yet, during the Cultural Revolution, Chairman Mao ordered all the old books burned and destroyed and even ordered the people to destroy their old household furniture. I found this out myself in 2011 when I toured China after the World Memory Championships in Guangzhou China. As a book publisher, I wanted to reprint some old classical works. I was shocked to discover that no books were available dated before 1949 and few after that. Everything earlier than that had been destroyed. I am still hoping that some older Chinese books have been preserved in Taiwan. I consider a book dated 1949 to be a relatively new book. I usually do not bother with such recent books. The destruction of all books in China dated before 1949 is not reported on any website that I have found but I saw with my own eyes that all such books were gone.

CliffsNotes on Bradbury s Fahrenheit 451

CliffsNotes on Bradbury s Fahrenheit 451
Author: Kristi Hiner
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9780544181441
Available:
Release: 2011-05-18
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into key elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the familiar format. CliffsNotes on Fahrenheit 451 explores a twenty-fourth century world in which books are considered evil because they inspire people to think and to question. Following the story of a 30-year-old fireman who's spent the last decade destroying books for a living, this study guide features a graphical map to show how the novel's characters relate to one another. In addition, CliffsNotes provides character analyses that take you deeper into the minds and mechanical workings of Ray Bradbury's famous social criticism Other features that help you figure out this important work include Personal background on the author Synopsis of the book and a look at major themes Summaries and commentaries on each part of the book Review section that features multiple-choice questions, quoted passages, and suggested essay topics and practice projects Resource Center with books, articles, and websites that can help round out your knowledge Classic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

A Pleasure to Burn

A Pleasure to Burn
Author: Ray Bradbury
Pages: 400
ISBN: 9780062071033
Available:
Release: 2013-05-21
Editor: Harper Collins
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451 is an enduring masterwork of twentieth-century American literature—a chilling vision of a dystopian future built on the foundations of ignorance, censorship, and brutal repression. The origins and evolution of Bradbury’s darkly magnificent tale are explored in A Pleasure to Burn, a collection of sixteen selected shorter works that prefigure the grand master’s landmark novel. Classic, thematically interrelated stories alongside many crucial lesser-known ones—including, at the collection’s heart, the novellas “Long After Midnight” and “The Fireman”—A Pleasure to Burn is an indispensable companion to the most powerful work of America’s preeminent storyteller, a wondrous confirmation of the inimitable Bradbury’s brilliance, magic . . . and fire.

Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451
Author: Ray Bradbury
Pages: 227
ISBN: 9780006546061
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Release: 2008
Editor: HarperCollins UK
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A science fiction book that narrates the story of a futuristic society where all books are banished and firefighters are assigned the job of burning the books and the house or building that contains the books rather than putting out fires.

Midnight s Children

Midnight s Children
Author: Salman Rushdie
Pages: 560
ISBN: 9780307367754
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Release: 2010-12-31
Editor: Vintage Canada
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Saleem Sinai is born at the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947, the very moment of India’s independence. Greeted by fireworks displays, cheering crowds, and Prime Minister Nehru himself, Saleem grows up to learn the ominous consequences of this coincidence. His every act is mirrored and magnified in events that sway the course of national affairs; his health and well-being are inextricably bound to those of his nation; his life is inseparable, at times indistinguishable, from the history of his country. Perhaps most remarkable are the telepathic powers linking him with India’s 1,000 other “midnight’s children,” all born in that initial hour and endowed with magical gifts. This novel is at once a fascinating family saga and an astonishing evocation of a vast land and its people–a brilliant incarnation of the universal human comedy. Midnight’s Children stands apart as both an epochal work of fiction and a brilliant performance by one of the great literary voices of our time.

Ray Bradbury 3 Book Collection Fahrenheit 451 The Martian Chronicles The Illustrated Man

Ray Bradbury 3 Book Collection  Fahrenheit 451  The Martian Chronicles  The Illustrated Man
Author: Ray Bradbury
Pages: 656
ISBN: 9780008118365
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Release: 2015-04-23
Editor: HarperCollins UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A collection of three of Ray Bradbury’s finest science fiction novels: FAHRENHEIT 451, THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES and THE ILLUSTRATED MAN.

Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451
Author: Harold Bloom
Pages: 142
ISBN: 9781438113845
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Release: 2008
Editor: Infobase Publishing
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

- Critical essays reflecting a variety of schools of criticism - Notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index - An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.

Fahrenheit 451 Ray Bradbury

Fahrenheit 451  Ray Bradbury
Author: Ray Bradbury
Pages: 76
ISBN: 1411405129
Available:
Release: 2008-06-01
Editor: Spark Publishing Group
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Created by Harvard students for students everywhere, SparkNotes books contain complete plot summaries and analyses, key facts about the featured work, analysis of the major characters, suggested essay topics, themes, motifs, and symbols, and explanations of important quotations.

Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451
Author: BookCaps
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781610424059
Available:
Release: 2011
Editor: BookCaps Study Guides
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

The perfect companion to Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

Dandelion Wine

Dandelion Wine
Author: Ray Bradbury
Pages: 239
ISBN: 9780553277531
Available:
Release: 1976
Editor: Spectra
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In the unusual world of Green Town, Illinois, a twelve-year-old discovers the wonders of reality and the power of imagination during the summer of 1928

Censorship in Ray Bradbury s Fahrenheit 451

Censorship in Ray Bradbury s Fahrenheit 451
Author: Candice L. Mancini
Pages: 160
ISBN: 9780737752892
Available:
Release: 2011-03-16
Editor: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Responding to a time of unparalleled censorship, from the McCarthy trials, to book burning festivals in Nazi Germany, to the millions of poets and writers imprisoned or executed by the Soviet government, Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 offers a vision of the world in which the elimination of challenging ideas tears away at the fabric of free speech and society. This compelling edition offers readers a collection of eighteen essays that contextualize and expand upon the theme of censorship in Fahrenheit 451. The book includes an interview with Bradbury and also covers the author's life and work. Other discussions include contemporary perspectives on censorship, a discussion of when governments might need to restrict ideas, what we risk when we censor the internet, and the importance of libraries and access to books.

Fahrenheit 451 An Instructional Guide for Literature

Fahrenheit 451  An Instructional Guide for Literature
Author: Shelly Buchanan
Pages: 72
ISBN: 9781425889920
Available:
Release: 2014-07-01
Editor: Teacher Created Materials
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Use this guide to motivate students to dive into this futuristic story and make connections to the past, the present, and the future. This instructional guide for literature is the perfect tool to aid students in analyzing and comprehending this sensational story. Appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities were written to support this story and incorporate research-based literacy skills to help students become thorough readers. These lessons and activities work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and much more.