Below are links to sites that will help you understand and think about Fahreheint
451 . They are not meant to be used as substitutes for the novel. They
only help when used along with the novel. They will not help you on reading
comprehension quizzes. Pay attention to the analyses on these pages. They should
help you to start getting ideas about the book. Ignore all advertisements on
the following sites.
-- In this interview
Bradbury discusses the influence of the story "The Pedestrian"
and the connection between that short story and Fahrenheit 451.
Also, this interview discusses Joseph McCarthy's influence on 451.
Interview is provided by Wired
Most of the movies below are rated R, so please get parent permission if
you are under 17.
-- This is an entertaining movie that mixes the ideas of Fahrenheit
451, 1984, and Brave New World with the images and
imagination of The
Matrix. This film deals with the dystopian theme in very similar
ways as 451.
Enough at Last" -- One of the best Twilight Zone episodes
ever. In this episode a man is chastise for reading. After an H-bomb attack,
he is left alone to read all he wants, so he thinks. This episode deals
with the theme of the importance of literature in life.