Fahrenheit 451 an introduction Flashcard Example #5816

When was Fahrenheit 451 published
1953
Who wrote Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury
What kind a writer was Ray Bradbury
A celebrated science-fiction writer
What year did Fahrenheit 451 began as a short story
1951
What year did Fahrenheit 451 evolve into a novel
1953
The novel was written a time when the world was threatened by what?
Nuclear war, new technologies were emerging and the world was getting smaller
What for sayings was a historical context about Fahrenheit 451
World War ll ended a few years before

threat of nuclear warfare loomed

Era of McCarthyism

Midi sci-fi books and movies reflected the spear

During hitler’s rain what did he do
He destroyed many books
Who also banned and burnt book? Then who burnt books
Soviet union and Communist China
What did schools do because of the threat of nuclear war and fear of it
Had drills special bells etc. that inspired fear in all generations
Questions about the integrity of the ___.

Movement where fear of ____ was widespread!

Government and communism
Practice of making accusations of disloyalty, subversion, or treated without __________________.
Proper regard for evidence
What did Bradbury claim he was trying to do
Prevent the future
What are four things that Bradbury forsaw in the future
Walkman’s, earbuds, big screen TVs, rise of violence
As the 1950s and the cold war progressed Ray Bradbury saw the government taking a great deal of ____ over the people and this worried him
Power
Ray Bradbury saw the world changing ___and ___ so this is why he wrote _____ __ to warn people of what would happen if society continued down what he believed was a dangerous path
Quickly and dangerously so this is what he wrote Fahrenheit 451
What year were fewer than 10,000 television sets in the United States
1945
What year were more than 6 million TVs in the United States
1950
What year were more than 60 million TVs in the United States
1960
What year were there more than 115 million TVs in the United States
2010
It is the 20th century and books are considered ___ and ___ nobody is allowed to ___ them
Dangerous and illegal

Own them

In the book Fahrenheit 451 what happens to books if they are found
If they are found they are burned
In the book Fahrenheit 451 Firefighters didn’t stop fires they did what
Started them
In the novel Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 is a type of what novel
Dystopic novel
What means it is about a future that is bleak dark and dreary
Dystopic
Double focuses on to central themes which is what
Censorship and ignorance of knowledge
____ is the suppression of speech or deletion of communicative material which may be considered objectionable harmful sensitive or in covenant to the government or media organizations as determined by a censor
Censorship
Ignorance of knowledge : Bradbury focuses on the ___ and how it impacts our ability to make decisions
On the importances of learning
Ignorance of knowledge: He believes that without the ability___ about what we are doing we will be led to do wrong
To think
Name four themes to watch for
Individual self-expression is important
Violence is self destructive
Mindless pleasure seeking and materialism make for an empty life
Humanity should preserve and valve The culture of the past
Humanity has the ability to be __ or __
Reborn or revived
In the wrong hands modern___ can be dangerous
Technology
Name 6 symbols to investigate in the book Fahrenheit 451
Fire

burning

water

The salamander

The mechanical hound

titles of each section

Commercialism can ___ spiritual__.
Erode
spiritual values
People lose their humanity with not able to ___ and ___ with each other on a personal level
Communicate and interact

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