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ThinkOlio: Fire, Love, and Ashes: Literature as Identity in Fahrenheit 451

Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451”, first published in 1953, is the latest in a series of dystopian fiction classics that have become handbooks for our troubled times.


But there is more to “Fahrenheit 451” than the eerie déjà vu quality it projects onto the tumult of 2018. At its heart, Fahrenheit 451 is as much a love story as it is a prescient depiction of a brutalized totalitarian society and its pathologically isolated population.

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