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Allusions in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

Created By: Melody Lin, Jeremy Ku, Amanda Bryant, Alex Miller, and Aaron Lipin

By incorporating allusions in Fahrenheit 451, Bradbury depicts the intellectual degeneration of society by comparing the famous literature that has been lost to the superficiality his society holds in such high regard.

Allusions in Character Names

Biblical References

Historical and Political Reference

Literary Allusions

Greek Myths and Legends