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Ray Bradbury is an author best known for his work in the science fiction and fantasy genres. His book Fahrenheit 451 won the Hugo Award for best novel, as well as the Prometheus Award.

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Sean Harris influenced JK Rowling to write. He was Ms. Rowling's friend while she was in her secondary school. He is, according to Rowling, very like Ron Weasley in Harry Potter. He was not her only influence. She was always passionate about books, probably because of her mother and father, who wer…
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Ray Bradbury, poet, screenwriter, and author is deceased 5th June 2012 (he was age 91.)
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As of June 5th, 2012 - author and poet Bradbury is deceased. [[troll: Yes, He is dead. He died in the Oval Office on January 16, 2005, meeting George W. and Barbara Bush. Ray will be remembered throughout history.]]
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third person limited omniscient, guy montag ............. Did that help?
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Montag is the name of a paper company in the USA and Guy is related to Guy flawkes, the man who tried to put a bomb in the British parliment.
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I read Fahrenheit 451 and i think open ended questions mean questions that can be discussed, they dont have a clear answer. ___________ Open ended questions just means ones that you can't answer with a yes or no. You have to actually think, and talk. For instance: What did it mean to Montag to be …
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Mother: Esther Marie Moberg (1888-1966)Father: Leonard Spaulding Bradbury(1890-1957)
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Answer Two themes are the butterfly effect and the chaos theory. It means that one small change can make a huge impact in the future.
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that he felt like it was going to take over the world and consume everybody.
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If a person such as Mr. Mead cannot live his life with freedom and imagination then what is there to live for?
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Bradbury's view of Technology was that - he thinks technology is a bad thing - It will be dominant - Technology will prevent physical activities - Crime is ebbing
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The book was tilted "Fahrenheit 451" because it is said that this is the temperature at which books burn (temperature at which paper ignites). A literary license was taken by Ray Bradbury when he named "Fahrenheit 451" (novel, 1953) after the temperature at which paper ignites (the range is about 2…
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Later Captain Beatty reveals the context of the quote, explaining, "A man named Latimer said that to a man named Nicholas Ridley, as they were being burnt alive at Oxford, for heresy, on October 16, 1555." (pg. 40) This indicates the woman's willingness to die for her books, and that the reason she …
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We're not sure as to whether the question is about the film or the short story collection by Ray Bradbury . Look to the related links below for more information regarding "The Illustrated Man" .
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Ray Bradbury died on June 5, 2012 after a lengthy illness, according to HarperCollins in an article published by CNN.
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I think that Ray Bradbury kinda thinked up the future O.K. He didn't really do good because people kinda dont burn books and firemen kinda do not make fires. But, people still kinda kill each other sometimes. Ray Bradbury foresaw the future in many ways. he wrote that we would be tuned into the l…
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Ray Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920.
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Ray Bradbury died on June 5, 2012.
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Ray Bradbury currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.
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The role ofthe fireman is to put out fire; however in the novel, iBradbury creates a paradoxical situation when he has Montagin his role of fireman, not only setting fires but finding great pleasure in doing so.A paradox is a statement with surface contradiction but clear meaning. The unusual role o…
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It could mean that the concrete walk is society and that it is crumbling or or falling part.
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To show the importance of literature, NOT about government censorship.
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It has eight legs. Not six or four, but eight spider-like legs.
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Ray Bradbury was 91 years old when he died on June 5, 2012 (birthdate: August 22, 1920).
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Bradbury's father was a telephone and power lineman, but because of the Great Depression, had various odd jobs that caused the Bradbury family to move throughout the United States to Illinois, Arizona, and California.
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the conflict is man vs society. Even though there is no society in the story, the fact the Mr. Mead is so different from everyone else makes this conflict true. The society in this story is passive.
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he gets arrested for no reason.
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Television, houses, streets, the car
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The theme is that technology is harmful to man (as evidenced by the bomb) but nature will always beat technology (as evidenced by the tree falling and knocking over the chemicals, creating the fire that burns down the house.) I find the above view to be inadequate. I think Bradbury was writing a po…
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Ray Douglas Bradbury
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In "A Sound of Thunder," Bradbury implies that technology and messing with time are dangerous things and should not be taken lightly. How about "Everything Matters?"There are several implications in the Ray Bradbury story "Sound of Thunder" . One message may be that everything we do matters. In the …
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most likely marijuana
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When Ray Bradbury was born, his parents had already had two sons, but one died before his birth. His sister was born when he was six, but died a year later.
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Yes it is.
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From the Twilight Zone adaptation another, and distaff ( female) chord on the theme of artificial life. a Businessman hires a maid who is a robot ( he knows of this) to take care of his family when he is on a business trip. The Robot requires near ideal life-support conditions, such as air-condition…
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Before he was born, Bradbury had two brothers. However, one died before he was born. When he was six, his parents gave birth to a sister, but she died a year later.
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A family of three is preparing to go to space. The mother and father have experience but it was the boy`s first flight. They were leaving earth on December 24, 2052, the day before Christmas. They wanted to spend Christmas together with a Christmas tree and candles, but customs took them away. They …
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no one knows
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It may have dealt with tampering with emergency location devices- such as the Fog Signal the title alludes to- possibly to cause ship accidents and then create work for the salvage contractors- which might cost human life. Human wreckage, indeed. Why couldn"t Bradbury focus on Sci Fi, not terrorist …
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"The Love and Determination of a Parent" or "Childhood Experiences"
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This story is set in China many centuries ago, where a servant to the emperor notices a man that has created a contraption for flying. The emperor is not at all happy when he asks the inventor his purpose in creating such a device and is told that the inventor's motivation was merely the desire for …
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Popular if somewhat controversial science Fiction writer. author of Fahrenheit 45l, I sing the Body Electric, Kaleidoscope, Zero Hour, and many more- also the Martian Chronicles. sometimes his plots are very jerky and jump around and are hard to follow, much mystery but some errors in common sense. …
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The nostalgic stories of H. P. Lovecraft and James Thurber are obvious influences on Ray Bradbury's work. When this question is asked, it is only proper to not listen to who the author says influenced him or her, but who the actual antecedents are. In Bradbury's case, it is primarily the writers men…
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Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois.
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Leonard and Esther Bradbury were Ray Bradbury's parents. Ray Bradbury died on June 5, 2012 at the age of 91.
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he influenced him by writing and acting
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Maggie Bradbury died November 24th, 2003
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Ray Bradbury is commonly thought of as a 'science fiction' writer; this is not all though, because Bradbury describes himself as a "storyteller". He tells stories of every sort-- science fiction, fantasy, fiction, mystery....
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When they return to their proper time and find the political reality altered to the worst and Mr. Travis shoots Eckels. Or, it could be when Eckels steps off the path because he gets frightened by the T-Rex.
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Fahrenheit 451 is about television destroying/killing books. Ray Bradbury said himself that he feared television was killing books and that is what this book is about. There is nothing about censorship in the book, contrary to what most people believe. The government only started burning books once …
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The poem is about relationship in a world that offers no joy, etc. The women become upset when faced with this melancholy emotion; they normally keep everything superficial. They do not have a close connection with anyone.
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isn't it a beautiful quote? i think he's saying something about time not being the most important thing. Its in contrast to the situation Montag's in, where the firemen are just rushing about to get the books out and then to burn them. But its also in contrast to the lifestyles of the people n the F…
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The following novels were written by Ray Bradbury. The year following each title in parentheses indicates when each title was published. The Martian Chronicles (1950) Fahrenheit 451 (1953) Dandelion Wine (1957) Something Wicked This Way Comes (1962) The Halloween Tree (1972) Death is a Lonely Busine…
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The title because no murders actually occur in the book.
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tu culo It is a phrase that Ray Bradbury uses two or maybe even three times in the story to suggest both a loud sound and a momentous happening. Bradbury is a very prose intensive writer. It occurs in the story when the Tyrannous is slain in a volley of gun fire and at the very end when Eckels is ki…
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Ray Bradbury wrote many short stories, poems, and novels. One of his most famous works is Fahrenheit 451. He was inspired through his struggles to get his writing out and an instance where he witnessed a girl drowning. He is still alive today and can be seen in many interviews talking about his writ…
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Not knowing what you have until you've lost it.
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Ray Bradbury named the character Clarisse because Clarisse means clarity or clear. In the book, she is often referred to as a bright light or a crystal. This is because the whole purpose of her character was to help Montag with his realization, or his epiphany.
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Because hes a frieken beast!!!!
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Everything from Eckels paying Time Safari, Inc. to their return from the past only to realize everything is different.
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The foyer of the time travel company. Cretaceous jungle The foyer of the time travel company. set in 2055
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Bradbury has written or published more than 55 books (as of September 2011).
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They were not ordinary tattoos but know as body illustrations and they moved and told stories.
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Ray Bradbury had 4 daughters (with wife Maggie); they are Susan, Alexandra, Ramona, Bettina
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There are 288 pages in most copies of The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury. To check how many pages other books have, go to it's amazon.com page and scroll down and there you will see information about the book including its page number.
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First of all he died in June of this year, is no longer with us. He was a science-fiction writer who occasionally got into other genres like the Drummer Boy of Shiloh ( Civil War) and some detective stories- conventional, not futuristic. He has kind of a down angle on possible misuse and accidents o…
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Ray Bradbury was born on August 22, 1920 and started writing in 1938.
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The book was written in the 1950's and the setting is in a technological future; his message being how 'lazy' people are becoming and how they are drowning in meaningless info/media. It is written like a warning or something that is going to happen.
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QUOTE FROM THE BOOK The mechanical Hound slept but did not sleep, lived but did not live in its gently humming, gently vibrating, softly illuminated kennel back in a dark corner of the fire house. The dim light of one in the morning, the moonlight from the open sky framed through the great window,…
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the major themes is : Mindlessness of Mass Culture
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He wrote many books and short stories! Here are a few books that Ray Brabury wrote: Fahrenheit 451The Martian ChroniclesDandelion WineThe Illustrated ManThe October CountryFarewell SummerDandelion Wine and Farewell Summer are children books
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hje can did nothing..
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Ray Bradbury is a widower. His wife, Marguerite McClure, died in 2003. The two had married in 1947.
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Ray Bradbury wrote There Will Come Soft Rains based on a poem by Sara Teasdale also called There Will Come Soft Rains (the poem is in the story). If you are asking what possessed him to write it, I'm not sure. Perhaps he read the poem and was inspired to write his short story? I'm not sure, but when…
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The book says she dies of age. And that she feels it's her time and that she believes in death, because she feels that a piece of her will stay with her family, so she still will be with them.
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In "Fahrenheit 451", the Firefighters got tips from people who were more than happy to turn in people they believed were harboring books. Montag is suspected of having books based on questions he asks and a sudden change in his behavior.
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I had this question on my homework and i put when mr.mead gets arrested. butim really not sure.
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To show us that technology has nearly taken over our lives. Most of his short stories show a futuristic view of his premonition towards the future.
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No. Gene Roddenberry wrote Star Trek.
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It was published in August 1955
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Plato was a very smart person, and grandfather is being compared to being as smart as Plato in Douglas' eyes.
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The falling action in A Sound of Thunder is hard to determine for sure. If the fight with the Dinosaur is the climax, then the falling action is probably when they get back to their own time and find out for sure that they've destroyed the future. However, in the whole timeline-centric story, the c…
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fear of inventiveness
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Over 500 published literary works
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fireman just like his father and grandfather
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Maggie Bradbury passed away November 2003 -- there are no details nor a bio that gives details.
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I'm not sure, this was my question in the beginning and nobody knows. shame I'm only 15. i have to turn in this essay by tomorrow. i need the setting. PLEASE.!
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"...sheathed over in a gleam of pebbly skin..."
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Dead relatives coming back to life. apocalyptic unhappy endings lethal jeopardy
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it is the lit element in which is used to give the reader a sense of anticipation of how the story will end
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Ray Douglas Bradbury is the author's name [the author has stated "Ray" is his birth name and publications that included another spelling as "Raymond" were incorrect.]
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