Fahrenheit 451 Research Paper

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In 1953, Ray Bradbury wrote the novel, Fahrenheit 451 as science fiction literature. Like George Orwell’s futuristic novel, 1984, Bradbury’s predicted future society is not that far off from our world today. Certain aspects of their fictional future setting for the world are now becoming everyday life for us. For my research topic, I chose to look at the similarities of the large role media plays in the novel Fahrenheit 451 and the ever-present influence that media has on culture today. I am going to even further narrow my research to how the media negatively affects self-esteem. I hypothesize that overall mass media has damaging effects on self-confidence. One of Bradbury's main points about today's society is that we are becoming to technology reliant. People have become so absorbed in social media, and rarely have anything else to talk…show more content…
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