Censorship In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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Could you imagine just scrolling through your phone one day and finding a news article saying that musicals have been censored and banned? Or flip flops? It would be very bizarre to have to go through life after experencing something that was now censored. What is even more weird is the affect it could have on the world though. It is strange to think about how such a small, normal thing could be taken away and have a massive affect on how the world works. In the novel Fahrenheit 451 Bradbury unexplicitely states that censorship can change the world.
At the beginning of the book you find out that fire fighters now start fires rather than put them out and throughout it’s very apparent that books have been censored, but saying that through the …show more content…

Whether it’s the new iPhone or tablet, our world advances really fast to where it’s almost hard to keep up. Their world is a lot like ours; they have walls of TVs and everyone is distracted by all of the media. “Picture it. Nineteenth century man with his horses, carts, dogs, slow motion. Then in the twentieth century speed up your camera. Books cut shorter. Condensations. Tabloids,” (30). They live in a very fast paced world where reading may be an acitivity that is too slow and not fulfilling enough. Books may not have been enough, they wanted more entertainment. Something that was fast and something that wouldn’t require much thought or effort. Everyone would rather spend their time watching television, or listening to something, rather than spending time reading a book because it’s too time consuming and not enough entertainment. Since everything sped up, became bigger, and became brighter the population may have just lost interest. Books may not have been doing them enough justice. Their minds, already used to the technology, also may not have been able to comprehend the complicating works of literature. So, they could have been banned for that reason or that is how the world became without books. Without books, the population cannot stand any time consuming entertainment and no longer have the attention spans to sit down and

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