Censorship In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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The book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury has constantly been mislabeled for censorship. According to the author, “ his book is about the TV replacing books in society and is not about censorship.” In this essay, I will be evaluating how Bradbury’s book has been somewhat right about society, but also his fear on how technology is progressing more and that it would replace books. He was correct about a few of technologies replacing books in the future and there’s a huge chance that technology has caused kids to become antisocial. But what some of the things that he feared also has become useful now that we have technology, but because some things books can’t provide that technology can. Even though technology is very useful, we still overuse it and have become dependent on it. Although, books aren’t exactly valued in our society as much as I wish it was, they still are proven to be useful at some points. But they also provide us with a storylines like video games or tv shows but with more details and lets you see into the character’s mind. The book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury is proven to give awareness on how technology is replacing books. As time progressed through the future for Bradbury, books were …show more content…

There still have been some technology in the book that holds true today than 60 years after Fahrenheit 451’s publication. One of the devices that Bradbury envisioned was the “green bullet”. The green bullet now in our days can be seen as a bluetooth because Montag and Faber used it as a portable device to talk to each other at anytimes. Another device he wrote in his book is the TV walls which are one of the main things that caused people to become antisocial and brainwashed. The TV walls can be seen as an interactive game or story, and with the technology that we have today we have many sources like the TV

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