Fahrenheit 451: The Rise And Fall Of The Nazi Regime

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Pre-1953 saw the rise and fall of the Nazi regime over most of Europe, during the 1930’s an associated symbol with the regime included book burnings carried out by Nazi Germany. These burnings played a major role in repression as there was heavy censorship of information throughout this era. War is reflected throughout Fahrenheit representing the repression and censorship experienced by society creating an atmosphere of fear. The Cold War that followed in later years against the Soviet Union and the West world idealised communism over democracy. Creative and artistic freedom was cracked down upon as writers and film makers where required to regulate content although Americans at the time where guaranteed freedom of speech and freedom of press. A heavy pressure to conform within society, following the wars again sparked fear worldwide; reflected in the novel Montag strives to keep up with society’s dismissal of books, if he speaks out…show more content…
Similar to today, the attempt to censor formats of media arises from organised pressure groups, these usually determine what is accessible to children; whether through films/television or today’s internet. Faber could never overcome the conformity and society’s standards when books were originally banned, he feared what others would think of him or what the government may do to I 'm for causing a disturbance in the peace they wished to achieve. Gattaca’s society constant relay of fear following conformity standards as to what is next for their world. Whether genetic modification advances further and current upper class citizens are alienated or an uprising will begin from the “god-children” born naturally rather than created in a laboratory.
During the period Fahrenheit 451 was drafted, Bradbury observed the overwriting of books from the creation of conventional television, the competition between the
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