Fahrenheit 451: A Future Dystopia

We explore the facets of Fahrenheit 451 that define it as a future dystopia

Now that we have identified that Fahrenheit 451 shares many key features with other dystopias, the next job is to examine how these features are developed in the text:

  1. Under each of the headings below, select a quotation from your summaries and further explain how this quote is an example of the dystopian idea.

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Final Submission Date: Tuesday 06 June, 17:00

Posted by Christopher Waugh

“Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinions of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth.” (Katherine Mansfield)

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