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

McGiveron, Rafeeq Q.
September 1996
Extrapolation (Kent State University Press);Fall96, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p245
Book Review
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.


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