Examples Of Censorship In Fahrenheit 451

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Censorship serves as a parallel between our world and Ray Bradbury's dark vision in the book Fahrenheit 451. In today's world, the government in certain states are currently censoring and banning books to control and suppress people in today's society. “ It was a pleasure to burn. It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed…and his hands were the hands of some amazing conductor playing all the symphonies of blazing and burning to bring down the tatters and charcoal ruins of history” Part 1 p. 7. This quotation relates to a parallel because it demonstrates how the government has controlled and suppressed information in order to control the populace, and people's ideals and beliefs which is happening today …show more content…

“They had two machines. One of them slid down into your stomach like a black cobra down an echoing well, looking for all the old water and the old time gathered there. It drank up the green matter that flowed to the top in a slow boil. Did it drink from the darkness? Did it suck out all the poisons accumulated over the years?” Pt 1, pg 18. This draws a comparison to modern society because it explains how all the false information that poisoned Mildred was being removed from her body, much like how the government in 2019 covered up the COVID epidemic by informing the public that it was just the flu instead of warning them about the severity of the situation. Millions of people died as a result of the incorrect information that was spread, and now that it is no longer being discussed by, people are being forced to let the damage go, just like the machines they hooked up into Mildred's body that was supposed suck all the damage and poison she consumed throughout the

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