Fahrenheit 451

A Novel

Author: Ray Bradbury

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN:

Category: Fiction

Page: 208

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Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. 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

Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 97

View: 629

This series provides comprehensive reading and study guides for some of the world's most important literary masterpieces.

Fahrenheit 451

New Edition

Author: Harold Bloom

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN:

Category: Book burning in literature

Page: 142

View: 350

- 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 (ENHANCED eBook)

Author: Nick Otten

Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press

ISBN:

Category: Literature

Page: 72

View: 466

This is an idea book. It was designed for you, the literature teacher, as a time-saver that brings together key ideas, background information, and suggestions for teaching the novel successfully. Choose from the suggestions in the book to suit your style; adapt and expand on activities as they suit your students. Above all, this book is meant to be a tool to assist you in intensifying your students' involvement with the text and with the way literature helps to make sense of our world.

Fahrenheit 451

Study Guide

Author: Total Class Notes

Publisher: Total Class Notes

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 25

View: 223

For use in schools and libraries only. A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners suddenly realizes their merit.

Fahrenheit 451

Author: BookCaps

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN:

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page:

View: 754

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.

Fahrenheit 451 Comprehension Assessment

Author: Shelly Buchanan

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 4

View: 576

These assessment questions for Fahrenheit 451 are modeled after current testing models requiring students to revisit the text for answers. Students have to support their opinions and inferences with examples from the text.

CliffsNotes on Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

Author: Kristi Hiner

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN:

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 96

View: 222

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.

Discussion Questions: Fahrenheit 451

Author: BookCaps

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN:

Category: Education

Page:

View: 925

This is a set of 50 discussion questions for Ray Bradbury’s "Fahrenheit 451." This is a very short handbook and is approximately 900 words long. It contains ONLY discussion questions. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. This study guide is an unofficial companion and not endorsed by the author or publisher of 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.