Apr 7, 2014
In English class, we read the book Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury. I thought this book was pretty good, but it wouldn't be that good for people without a big vocabulary. There are a lot of big words that most kids don't know, I'm in the 6th grade, and this book was a little confusing for me. It's pretty much about a dystopian future, when firemen burn books, and start fires, instead of putting them out. In this future, everyone encourages burning books, they think that it's a waste of time. If they catch you with a book, they will burn all of them, and burn your house, and possibly put you in a insane asylum. You are considered crazy if you like books. This is a story about a man, Montag, who discovers the truth about books, and that they aren't as terrible as he believed, and everyone says. The ?normal? people like to sit in front of the television all day, and watch shows with no storyline, and they hate to socialize. Montag, with the help of Clarisse and Faber, discovers the truth, and heads on his way to a camp of ?The Book People.? ?The Book People? are camps of Harvard degrees along the railroad track, who memorize books.