Fahrenheit 451

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Fahrenheit 451

describes a future America in which books are prohibited and burned. [Am. Lit.: Bradbury Fahrenheit 451 in Weiss, 289]

Fahrenheit 451

in an America of the future the fireman’s job is to burn all books that have been concealed from authorities. [Am. Lit.: Bradbury Fahrenheit 451 in Weiss, 289]
See: Fire

Fahrenheit 451

in a future America where books are prohibited, a group of people memorize texts in order to preserve their content. [Am. Lit.: Bradbury Fahrenheit 451 in Weiss, 289]
See: Memory
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The Albert Street company was commissioned by charity The Dog's Trust to build a giant mechanical hound for display at their sites in London and Leeds.
The Mechanical Hound, a robotic beast with prodigious powers of detection, speed, and destruction, sniffs out offenders for the burning.
Beatty, with storm troopers and the Mechanical Hound as support, arrives at Montag's home to arrest and annihilate him.
When Guy Montag is on the run from the Mechanical Hound, with the helicopters and surveillance cameras chasing him, the reader is fearful that Montag cannot escape because the authorities will be able to detect his every movement.
Montag is hunted down by helicopters and a robotic Mechanical Hound, with the chase televised live.
It contained all the things a teenage boy needed for entertainment: burning things, mechanical hounds, really fast car wrecks, giant televisions, and social commentary on media consumption.

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