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Fahrenheit 451

The novel Fahrenheit 451 was written by Ray Bradbury. The book was published in 1953. The setting of the novel is a very important part of the book. There are many different settings that take place, not only in this book but in every book. Setting is something like time, place, and social background in which the story unfolds. This book has Historical Setting, Physical Setting, and Social Settings. The Historical Setting in this book takes place in a future America. In the book it shows us that it takes place in a future America because of the things they use and do different. Like people do not go out and walk around anymore, they are stuck watching the television. The fireman do not stop the fires but start them and they do not read books anymore and if someone is found doing so or has possession of one there house is burned by the fireman. The Physical Setting is definitely different. Technology is so more advanced in this book. Like when they are looking for Montag they use the mechanical hound. The mechanical hound is something like a police car but it runs itself and has many more advantages. It can smell things and people by a little thing that comes out of the front that looks like a snakes tongue. It helps the police find something or someone they are looking for. The doors speak and the little earplug radios is all a part of the physical setting. The Social Setting is the customs and beliefs like the people with books are being burned. The wars that are starting. These peoples lives are filled with so many distractions that they do not remember what it is like to have a nice walk outside or to just turn off the television and read a book. Technology has taking over there world. Fahrenheit 451 Has many different settings, places, and times. Some of these of which I have named. Bradbury has accomplished many things in his book in which is amazing today. Some of the things he put in his book about th...

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