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Allusions to Literature in Fahrenheit 451


There were many allusions to literature throughout this novel, mainly because the book focused on the censorship of novels and other types of writings. These allusions were made to strengthen the impact the fireman had on residences and just how serious they were about it. Many great novels and ideas were lost to history in the novel due to the censorship and the allusions help to show that point. Below are some allusions in reference to literature found in the novel. There were many allusions so some are not on here or only briefly listed.






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