Fahrenheit 451: Sci-Fi Lit With Censorship and Other Themes
In this three week class, learners will explore the themes of freedom and censorship in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451.
Lit Lady, Roberta Stein, M.A. English
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Learners will read about Guy Montag in this engrossing Sci-Fi novel, which addresses the danger of censorship and the courage to express thoughts and emotions. Each session will examine Ray Bradbury's brilliant depiction of a man questioning his identity in a world where communication is stifled or expressed through bombarding messages. In session one, learners will discuss Guy's connection with his neighbor Clarisse, whose name alludes to the word, clear. We will talk about how meeting a...
Students will learn about the Cold War and censorship issues in the U.S. The goal is for them to feel comfortable asking questions and discussing their perspectives regarding the novel's themes and ideas.
Before each class, students are expected to read Section One, then Section Two, and finally, Section Three
55 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
This book addresses mature subjects such as book burning and censorship/ freedom of speech and a troubled marriage. Please see details here: (https://www.commonsensemedia.org/book-reviews/fahrenheit-451).
We will use the novel and read from the U.S. Constitution's Bill of Rights regarding freedom of speech.
Lit Lady, Roberta Stein, M.A. EnglishLiterature Lady: English and International Literature
11 total reviews
15 completed classes
Hi, My name is Roberta Stein and I have been an English classroom teacher for over twenty years. I have a Bachelor's and a Master's degree in English; I completed the equivalent of a minor in creative writing during college. In addition, I...