Fahrenheit 451 Censorship Quotes

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Censorship; an integral part of any dystopian fiction. Whether part of the main plot or merely a background feature, its constant presence suggests something about where authors think society is heading. Books like Orwell’s 1984, inspired by Nazi Germany and the USSR, pit the protagonist against a tyrannical government that watches their every move and that has banned all kinds of subversive literature to keep the population obedient. But as societies around the world appear to be getting more and more democratic, this scenario looks more and more unlikely. Instead, life is becoming increasingly Brave New World and Fahrenheit 451-esque, as society finds different ways to censor itself. A perfect example of the way we embrace things that limit

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