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Fahrenheit 451

Guy Montag: The Unlikely Hero

Please leave a comment about your thoughts on the differences between the novel and the movie. Also, what did you like and/or dislike about the differences?

Fahrenheit 451

The Indiependent's Favourite Books

Literature is a unique experience, and it is this uniqueness that makes prose such an exciting art form. Books are not merely bland and boring pieces of battered paper, but living and breathing objects, pulsating with the lives of a thousand voices. 2,848 more words


The Allegory of the Cave and Fahrenheit 451

Imagine an underground chamber like a cave, with a long entrance open to the daylight and as wide as the cave. In this chamber are men who have been prisoners there since they were children, their legs and necks being so fastened that they can only look straight ahead of them and cannot turn their heads…

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Week 19 of Saturday (errr Sunday) Scrolls

Hello everyone and Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there! I apologize that this edition of Saturday Scrolls is one day late. I had a rough day yesterday with Fibro pain and for added fun, my anxiety decided to slap me around. 411 more words

#2015 Reading Challenge

Fahrenheit 451

Having nearly complete the Dune Trilogy (most of the way through “Children of Dune at the moment) I thought I’d invest in “The Foundation Trilogy” but was too mean to pay the full price at Waterstones. 80 more words

Inspirational Reads

We Searched For A Clever Burn Title, But None Could Be Found

When I was young I remember there being a huss and fuss about the Harry Potter series, but before I continue I just now realize I started a sentence with the phrase “when I was young.” 2,044 more words

Introduction to Plato's Dystopia (what am I even on about?)

I have always been very interested in ethics. In fact, until one day when I had a most welcome epiphany in metaphysics class, ethics was my second major at university. 447 more words