The Use of Literary Quotations and Allusions in Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451 [ Hauptseite | Roman | Arbeiten ] Table of Contents 1. Introductory Remarks Ray Bradbury's novel Fahrenheit 451 was first recommended for foreign language teaching purposes more than twenty years ago (cf. All three publications contain linguistic annotations, which are more or less satisfactory, Kastner's being better than Vater's and the latter being better than Köhn's. 2. Motto: Juan Ramón Jiménez : Spanish poet (1881-1958); the motto sets the tone for unorthodox, non-conformist or even rebellious behaviour in the course of the novel. p. 5/p. 8: Guy Montag (page references are to the Cornelsen edition by Dieter Vater; cf. bibliography below): the protagonist's Christian name may refer to Guy Fawkes and his famous gun powder plot in order to kill King James I in 1605 ("Remember, remember the fifth of November"), whereas his family name seems to suggest a new beginning. p. 9: Millay, Edna St. p. 26 and p. 28: The Hound growled. [...] p. 59: People want to be happy ... 3. (5) Ib., p. 179.
The Victorian Web: An Overview NEA Big Read Introduction to the Book The three main sections of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 all end in fire. The novel focuses on Guy Montag, a fireman. As Montag begins to read deeply for the first time in his life, Fahrenheit 451's second section traces his growing dissatisfaction with the society he is paid to defend. Montag's boss at the firehouse, Beatty, senses his disenchantment and interrogates him until their confrontation is interrupted by a fire call. Fahrenheit 451's final section finds Montag seizing his own fate for the first time. The book's three holocausts expand concentrically. Literary Allusions in Fahrenheit 451 Walden by Henry David Thoreau A precursor to Granger's philosophy in Fahrenheit 451, Thoreau's classic account of the time he spent in a cabin on Walden Pond has inspired generations of iconoclasts to spurn society and take to the wilderness. "It was a pleasure to burn.
Pepys' Diary Baldwin Library of Historical Children's Literature - Special and Area Studies Collections - University of Florida Smathers Libraries The Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature in the Department of Special and Area Studies Collections at the University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries contains more than 130,000 books and periodicals published in the United States and Great Britain from the mid-1600s to present day. The Library also has manuscript collections, original artwork, and assorted ephemera such as board games, puzzles, and toys. Other strengths and distinctions of the Baldwin Library include: marginalia and inscriptions, the Hans Christian Andersen Awards Collection, Little Golden Books, religious tracts, and illustrated editions from the Golden Age of Children's Literature. The Baldwin Library also runs the Louise Seaman Bechtel Fellowship in conjunction with the Association of Library Services to Children in the American Library Association and has a year-long Speaker Series, which featured Dr.
The SCETI Collections The Lawrence J. Schoenberg Collection The Schoenberg Collection includes three separate on line sites: - A private library of manuscripts focusing on the late Medieval and early Renaissance periods. - An on line catalog of the Schoenberg manuscript colleciton. - A searchable database that includes catalog descriptions of almost 100,000 early manuscripts written prior to 1600. Schoenberg Collection home page Schoenberg Manuscripts in the Penn in Hand Collection The Edgar Fahs Smith Collection of Chemistry and Science Edgar Fahs Smith (1854-1928) was a professor of chemistry and a provost of the University of Pennsylvania. The Edgar Fahs Smith Memorial Collection is devoted to the history of chemistry, emphasizing the periods prior to 1850. Smith Collection home page The Furness Collection of English Renaissance Literature and History The Furness Memorial (Shakespeare) Library at Penn was begun by Horace Howard Furness, Sr. and continued by Howard Furness, Jr. Furness Collection home page
Annotated Bibliographies Summary: This handout provides information about annotated bibliographies in MLA, APA, and CMS. Contributors:Geoff Stacks, Erin Karper, Dana Bisignani, Allen BrizeeLast Edited: 2013-03-10 11:25:28 Definitions A bibliography is a list of sources (books, journals, Web sites, periodicals, etc.) one has used for researching a topic. An annotation is a summary and/or evaluation. Summarize: Some annotations merely summarize the source. Your annotated bibliography may include some of these, all of these, or even others. Why should I write an annotated bibliography? To learn about your topic: Writing an annotated bibliography is excellent preparation for a research project. To help other researchers: Extensive and scholarly annotated bibliographies are sometimes published. Format The format of an annotated bibliography can vary, so if you're doing one for a class, it's important to ask for specific guidelines. The annotations: The annotations for each source are written in paragraph form.
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