Essays Tagged: "Ray Bradbury"

book burning and censorship in Ray Bradbury's futuristic fiction "Fahrenheit 451"

temperature at which book-paper catches fire, and burns. A goodwarning for aspiring librarians! In Ray Bradbury's futuristic fiction Fahrenheit 451, we are facedwith the issues of book burning and ce ...

(3 pages) 146 1 4.2 Jan/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Ray Bradbury

Ray BradburyRay Bradbury was a dreamer. Bradbury had a skill at putting his dreams onto paper, andin ... rd to publish, and keep in the public eye. His stories have stayed in printfor nearly three decades.Ray Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920, in a small town of Waukegan, Illinois. Hisparents were Leo ... ience fiction exists that pleases everybody, andeven if it did, to apply it casually to the work of Ray Brabdbury would be inaccurate and unfair.H.G. Wells, whom many regard as a classical science fic ...

(5 pages) 45 0 3.0 Jun/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ray Bradbury, Literary Influences

Ray Bradbury, one of the most revered science-fiction authors, has hadmany things occur in his life ... ries in 1945 to magazines such as Collier's, Charm, and Mademoiselle."(Kunitz and Haycraft 111,112).Ray Bradbury had a number of literary influences. "At its best, Bradbury'sprose combines influences ... ased "The Martian Chronicles" onCD-ROM ("Sci-Fi for you D: Drive" 89).Works CitedJohnson, Wayne, L. Ray Bradbury. New York: Frederick Ungar Publishing,1980.Kunitz, Stanley, J. and Haycraft, Howard. Tw ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 Apr/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ray Bradbury's "The Martian Chronicals" Term Paper

In The Martial Chronicals, Ray Bradbury provides a glimpse into the future that not only looks atpeople from a technological st ... emphasis on the apathy andinhumanity of modern society, rather than the technology. (Bryfonski, 68)Ray Dougless Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920 to Leonard Spaulding and Ester Bradbury inWaukegan ...

(5 pages) 43 0 3.0 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ray Bradbury's "Dandelion Wine"

Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury, a collection of poignant vignettes about one summer in the life of 12-year old Douglas ... ly seem wonderful to Douglas, he notes it along with everything else in his fantastical summer, and Ray Bradbury expertly gives the same sense of wonderment to death as he gives to life. (Bradford 69) ...

(7 pages) 55 0 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Ray Bradbury's "Something Wicked This Way Comes"

g for. That person suddenly makes your dream come true - before you learn theprice you have to pay. Ray Bradbury's, Something Wicked This Way Comes, is a chillingand suspenseful thriller, making a boy ... very smoothly. I suggest this to allkinds of people to read. Every girl should try at least one of Ray Bradbury's books to seeif you like his style.

(3 pages) 31 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury

Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 was an interesting Science fiction thriller that provided anodd view o ...

(3 pages) 156 1 4.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

COMPLETE Book Report on the book Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

English Honors 1Dandelion WineBy: Ray BradburyThe story starts off at night when everyone is asleep, describing how the air was Summer ...

(9 pages) 72 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Censorship: A Comparison of Two Literary Works (Plato's Allegory of the Cave and Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451) with Modern Day Examples of Censorship

rs throughout time have made references to Plato's work in both fictional and non-fictional pieces, Ray Bradbury being one of them. Fahrenheit 451, Bradbury's "classic novel of censorship and defiance ... essed can overcome the oppressors and gain free and uncensored content for all.Works CitedBradbury, Ray. Fahrenheit 451. New York: Ballantine Publishing Group, 1953.2600, The Hacker Quarterly. ACLU Ch ...

(3 pages) 128 0 4.9 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Devastating Racism in "The Martian Chronicles" by Ray Bradbury's

nd the majority of citizens are open-minded and accepting of different races.Though as displayed in Ray Bradbury's The Martian Chronicles, racism against African-Americans is evident in their society. ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Fahrenheit 451: A Character Study.

Within the first few pages of Ray Bradbury's timeless classic, Fahrenheit 451, the reader is introduced to Guy Montag, the main ch ... ag's supervisor, is most often termed the primary antagonist of the novel. Bradbury uses him to portray the power of the system. However, it is all to clear the Beatty actively attempts to save Montag ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Ray Bradbury, A Lifetime of Wonder and Imagination.

Ray Bradbury: A Lifetime of Wonder and ImaginationRay Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920 in Waukeg ... er. After high school he plunged into science-fiction writings, and the rest is history("Bradbury").Ray Bradbury is an accomplished American novelist, short-story writer, essayist,playwright, screenwr ... of this because it relates to thereaders emotions about atomic warfare during the World War II era.Ray Bradbury's early life in Illinois and Arizona influenced his first writing. Thereare many exampl ...

(11 pages) 64 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Something Wicked This Way Comes"

Something Wicked This Way ComesRay Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois on August 22, 1920. He is the son of Leonard Spaulding B ... ays. He gained a great reputation as a science fiction writer when he wrote The Martian Chronicles. Ray Bradbury's great works also include Fahrenheit 451, Dandelion Wine, and of course Something Wick ... ief).Bradbury lives today in Los Angeles. He has four daughters and eight grandchildren. Even today Ray Bradbury remains a dynamic storyteller and writer (A Brief).The book begins in mid-October in th ...

(7 pages) 25 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Fahrenheit 451", by Robert Frost.

perfect place or state, where everyone lives in harmony and everything is for the best (Utopia). In Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, the world that Guy Montag lives in is an anti-utopian or a seemingly ... the world that Guy Montag lives in is an anti-utopian or a seemingly perfect place (Anti- utopian). Ray Bradbury tells of a society is run by the government, books are illegal, and people are brainwas ...

(3 pages) 80 2 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Fahrenheit 451. protagonists serve as catalysts in setting characters free by pulling them out of hiding and leading them to their own recognition

In the novels One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest and Fahrenheit 451 by Ken Kesey and Ray Bradbury, two of the main characters Chief Bromden and Guy Montag are hiding from the unknown. T ... he enemy could not see him if he was hiding in the fog. Similarly, he feels that Nurse Ratchet (portrayed as the enemy) can not harm him while he is hiding in the fog.At the onset of the novel, Guy Mo ...

(6 pages) 30 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

In Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451, artificial happiness is found in Montag's, the protagonist's, society."

EcstasyIn Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451, artificial happiness is found in Montag's, the protagonist's, society ...

(4 pages) 47 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How does Ray Bradbury use language to create tension?

Ray Bradbury uses a lot of different techniques to create tension in his short story, "A Sound of Th ... imiles, short sentences and he varies the sentence structures to create tension.The first technique Ray Bradbury uses is Adjectives. He uses them in lists of three, "... great oiled, resilient, stridi ... of the description and it has more effect on the reader because it creates a strong image.Secondly, Ray Bradbury uses interesting verbs to great effect. He uses verbs like, "flushed", "murmured", and ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Ray Bradbury's Predictions in Fahrenheit 451.

As we all know, Ray Bradbury, Author of Fahrenheit 451, made many predictions as to what this day and age would be l ... to a certain person. That makes the people seem mindless because they don't talk or ask questions. Ray also predicted that people would drive by places so fast that the y don't even know what they pa ... hat Bradbury could make so many predictions so many years ago and have them be so accurate. Overall Ray Bradbury is a very good author that catches the attention of his readers by telling them what th ...

(4 pages) 35 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An analysis of Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451", evaluating the symbols of the story. Titled: Symbolic Cogitations

a state in which books are frowned upon. In a frightening foreshadowing of what may result of this, Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" depicts the struggle of a fireman in a world of 'equality' and censo ...

(3 pages) 44 1 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Compare Brave New World and Fahrenheit 451 on utopias

loner or an outcast from society because of his differences in beliefs as opposed to the norm. Both Ray Bradbury and Aldous Huxley argue that when a society attempts to create a utopia through excessi ...

(8 pages) 82 0 3.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers