Fahrenheit 451 & Brave New World
For more than half a century science fiction writers have thrilled
and challenged readers with visions of the future and future worlds.
These authors offered an insight into what they expected man, society,
and life to be like at some future time.
One such author, Ray Bradbury, utilized this concept in his work,
Fahrenheit 451, a futuristic look at a man and his role in society.
Bradbury utilizes the luxuries of life
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able to learn about themselves. And
though their discoveries meant that their lives would be changed
forever, the authors succeeded in showing that the key to humanity
lies in thinking and questioning. These men found themselves through
their own discoveries, much as Bradbury and Huxley hope others will
Allen, Walter The Modern Novel. Dutton, 1964
May, Keith M. Aldous Huxley. Paul Elek Books Ltd., 1972
Wolfheim, Donald The Universe Makers. Harper and Row, 1971