Censorship In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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Ray Bradbury develops the theme of censorship in his novel, Fahrenheit 451 through the burning of books, the lifestyle of Clarisse’s family, and Mildred’s obsession with technology. The most apparent form of censorship in this novel is the burning of books. The government banned books because of their political incorrectness, and people are severally punished if they are caught with any books. In the beginning of the novel, an old lady chooses to be burned alive with her novels rather than leaving them behind. In addition to the censorship of novels, family life and communication is also frowned on. For example, Clarisse tells montage that her family is very communicative with one another, and she mentions that this quality and bond is very

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