Summary Of Fahrenheit 451

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Ray Douglas Bradbury was an American fantasy, science fiction, horror and mystery fiction author. He was born on August 22, 1920, in Waukegan, Illinois. Bradbury decided to become a writer at about age 12 or 13. He later said that he made the decision in hopes of emulating his heroes, and to "live forever" through his fiction. His best known novel is Fahrenheit 451. He is also remembered for several other popular works, including The Martian Chronicles and Something Wicked This Way Comes. Bradbury won the Pulitzer in 2004, and is one of the most celebrated authors of the 21st century. He died in Los Angeles on June 5, 2012, at the age of 91. “A Sound of Thunder” is a futuristic tale of a hunting expedition that takes place in the past during the Jurassic Period that resulted in changing the whole world and everything in it. The title of the story can refer to the sound of the time, the sound of the dinosaur, the sound of a rifle or it can be a symbolic sound of changes. The setting of this story is futuristic, a part of the story takes place in 2055 in America in the Time…show more content…
and pays $10,000 to travel back in time to hunt a Tyrannosaurus Rex. Before the beginning of the trip, Eckels and a company employee discuss the recent election in which Keith won. Then Eckels, Mr. Travis, Mr. Lesperance and 2 other hunters go on 60,002,055 years in the past. Travis says that travelers shouldn’t go off the path. But when dinosaur appeared, Eckels is scared and steps off the path. When travelers returned to a present, Eckels notices that the things around a little bit different. The spelling of a company sign has changed and Deutscher won the election. The climax of the story is when Eckels discovers a butterfly in the mud on his shoe. He can’t believe that such little thing could change so much and now the present is different. Then Travis aims his weapon at Eckels and there is a sound of

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