Fahrenheit 451

Author: Ray Bradbury
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439142677
Release Date: 2011-11-29
Genre: Fiction

Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Ray Bradbury’s internationally acclaimed novel Fahrenheit 451 is a masterwork of twentieth-century literature set in a bleak, dystopian future. Guy Montag is a fireman. In his world, where television rules and literature is on the brink of extinction, firemen start fires rather than put them out. His job is to destroy the most illegal of commodities, the printed book, along with the houses in which they are hidden. Montag never questions the destruction and ruin his actions produce, returning each day to his bland life and wife, Mildred, who spends all day with her television “family.” But then he meets an eccentric young neighbor, Clarisse, who introduces him to a past where people didn’t live in fear and to a present where one sees the world through the ideas in books instead of the mindless chatter of television. When Mildred attempts suicide and Clarisse suddenly disappears, Montag begins to question everything he has ever known. He starts hiding books in his home, and when his pilfering is discovered, the fireman has to run for his life.

Fahrenheit 451

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9781438113845
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Book burning in literature

- Critical essays reflecting a variety of schools of criticism - Notes on the contributing critics, a chronology of the author's life, and an index - An introductory essay by Harold Bloom.

Fahrenheit 451

Author: Harold Bloom
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 9781438114491
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Literary Criticism

This series provides comprehensive reading and study guides for some of the world's most important literary masterpieces.

Fahrenheit 451 ENHANCED eBook

Author: Nick Otten
Publisher: Lorenz Educational Press
ISBN: 1429108711
Release Date: 1990-09-01
Genre: Literature

This is an idea book. It was designed for you, the literature teacher, as a time-saver that brings together key ideas, background information, and suggestions for teaching the novel successfully. Choose from the suggestions in the book to suit your style; adapt and expand on activities as they suit your students. Above all, this book is meant to be a tool to assist you in intensifying your students' involvement with the text and with the way literature helps to make sense of our world.

Fahrenheit 451

Author: BookCaps
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 9781610424059
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The perfect companion to Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

A Study Guide for Ray Bradbury s Fahrenheit 451

Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781410335791
Release Date: 2015-09-15
Genre: Literary Criticism

A Study Guide for Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Fahrenheit 451

Author: Shelly Buchanan
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781425897291
Release Date: 2014-07-01
Genre: Education

Use this guide to motivate students to dive into this futuristic story and make connections to the past, the present, and the future. This instructional guide for literature is the perfect tool to aid students in analyzing and comprehending this sensational story. Appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities were written to support this story and incorporate research-based literacy skills to help students become thorough readers. These lessons and activities work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and much more.

Fahrenheit 451

Author: Total Class Notes
Publisher: Total Class Notes
ISBN:
Release Date: 2012-02-01
Genre:

For use in schools and libraries only. A totalitarian regime has ordered all books to be destroyed, but one of the book burners suddenly realizes their merit.

Censorship in Ray Bradbury s Fahrenheit 451

Author: Candice L. Mancini
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing LLC
ISBN: 9780737759419
Release Date: 2011-03-18
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction

Responding to a time of unparalleled censorship, from the McCarthy trials, to book burning festivals in Nazi Germany, to the millions of poets and writers imprisoned or executed by the Soviet government, Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 offers a vision of the world in which the elimination of challenging ideas tears away at the fabric of free speech and society. This compelling edition offers readers a collection of eighteen essays that contextualize and expand upon the theme of censorship in Fahrenheit 451. The book includes an interview with Bradbury and also covers the author's life and work. Other discussions include contemporary perspectives on censorship, a discussion of when governments might need to restrict ideas, what we risk when we censor the internet, and the importance of libraries and access to books.

Fahrenheit 451 Comprehension Assessment

Author: Shelly Buchanan
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480783034
Release Date: 2014-06-01
Genre:

These assessment questions for Fahrenheit 451 are modeled after current testing models requiring students to revisit the text for answers. Students have to support their opinions and inferences with examples from the text.

CliffsNotes on Bradbury s Fahrenheit 451

Author: Kristi Hiner
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 9780544181441
Release Date: 2011-05-18
Genre: Literary Criticism

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer a look into key elements and ideas within classic works of literature. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the familiar format. CliffsNotes on Fahrenheit 451 explores a twenty-fourth century world in which books are considered evil because they inspire people to think and to question. Following the story of a 30-year-old fireman who's spent the last decade destroying books for a living, this study guide features a graphical map to show how the novel's characters relate to one another. In addition, CliffsNotes provides character analyses that take you deeper into the minds and mechanical workings of Ray Bradbury's famous social criticism Other features that help you figure out this important work include Personal background on the author Synopsis of the book and a look at major themes Summaries and commentaries on each part of the book Review section that features multiple-choice questions, quoted passages, and suggested essay topics and practice projects Resource Center with books, articles, and websites that can help round out your knowledge Classic literature or modern-day treasure—you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.