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Burning Books

‘It was a pleasure to burn. It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed.’ Ray Bradbury opens his novel with a very powerful line, this specific quote in the book sets a very dramatic scene. The tone of this line comes across as somewhat evil, it is supposably […]

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Books: Good or Bad?

In my opinion, books are a positive thing because they provide us with knowledge and information. Books are the vehicle allowing us to succeed in school and life. In Fahrenheit 451, the government sees books as a threat to the human race as it oppresses the people living in it. Bradbury illustrated a very dull […]

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Clarisse

I find Clarisse to be a very realistic character, this is because she is relatable to most people in our society. Her main traits are being observant, curious and intrigued in almost everything. She is somewhat of a threat to the futuristic world of the novel, this is due to her upbringing and the people […]

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