Essays Tagged: "Seashell"

Fahrenheit 451: A Character Study.

ccurately described in any way. She is often described as being empty. Her life revolves around her Seashell radio and her three-walled television. All she ever had, it seems, was her Family, her 'fri ... lacks the iron-fist control over Montag that Beatty has, but he does influence Montag via a two-way Seashell radio. He uses this device to accomplish tasks that his own spinelessness has kept him from ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury - How plausible is the future envisioned in this novel?

en this book was written, it seemed like an obscure possibility that TVs would ever be that big.The Seashell earphones are like CD players. People can be listening to them in one ear and having a some ... ith what seems to be a normal radio, customized to use their name. Moreover, people listen to their seashells and watch TV at the same time. They need to be constantly stimulated from more than one so ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Domination of Technology Over Reality Strips Away Regard for Life

him to defy not only higher authorities, but also the society as a whole. With the omissions of the Seashell radios, Montag's near automotive collision, and the malevolent presence of the Mechanical H ... and to in turn give those lives more time for themselves leads to the devaluing of life.Lacking the Seashell radios causes the movie to unsuccessfully represent the idea that being overly dependent of ...

(5 pages) 39 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Farhenheit 451: Journal

familiar and some connections can be made to today. Such as "TV Walls", flat screen TVs, or "seashell" radios, earphones. However, Bradbury still doesn't provide enough background on how ...

(2 pages) 256 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Describing My Shell

et charged for a metro card. One day, as I was walking along the beach, I found thisbeautiful shiny seashell, It was different than the others, its diverse clear colors took meinto different world. I ... believed these beautiful stories, I always thought how lucky thosepeople are, and that perhaps this seashell was the thing that will bring me luck, I took itwith me anywhere I went, and kept asking it ...

(3 pages) 3463 1 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays