Examples Of Censorship In Fahrenheit 451

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There is no wonder as to why schools use Fahrenheit 451 to teach about social commentary, the book is so full of critical analyses that it is a prime example of a dystopian future in which mankind has ruined themselves. In the story, firemen go out to burn every book and put a stop to every person who resists and attempts to salvage what ever knowledge of the stories as they can, including schools and their teachers. The outlawing of knowledge of a past world is why this novel appears to be a cry against censorship. Examples of censorship are relevant today, yet not to such extremes as in the novel, and they exists in our schools. Books such as Of Mice and Men have been challenged due to their graphic nature, but in several cases, it has remained
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