TITLE

What "Carried the Trick"? Mass Exploitation and the Decline of Thought in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

AUTHOR(S)
McGiveron, Rafeeq Q.
PUB. DATE
September 1996
SOURCE
Extrapolation (Kent State University Press);Fall96, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p245
SOURCE TYPE
Review
DOC. TYPE
Book Review
ABSTRACT
Examines Ray Bradbury's 1953 book `Fahrenheit 451'. Relationship between mass exploitation and the decline of thought; Role of mass communication and producers of entertainment in exploiting the public's desire for easy gratification; Origin of mass exploitation in the novel; Recognition of the economic motive in the novel.
ACCESSION #
9704041215

 

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