Growth Of Censorship In Fahrenheit 451 By Ray Bradbury

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While, writing, Bradbury would express in the Afterword of Farenheit 451, that he was sensitive to put restrictions in his own writing. Many people would send letters to Bradbury saying he should give stronger roles to colored individuals and women. Bradbury takes these suggestions as. A factor that contributes to the growth of censorship in Fahrenheit 451 are the “special interest groups” or minorities. “In order to not offend every group imaginable any evidence of controversy needs to be vanished from the public.” (Segall, 88). The word intellectual becomes a swear word and books are looked at as a dangerous way for someone to overload themselves with knowledge and learning over anyone else. The amount of critical thinking that books had
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