Technology in Fahrenheit 451


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What makes television so unusual in Fahrenheit 451?

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1. What is the purpose of the 'Seashells' in Fahrenheit 451?

2. How is Montag's wife treated for overdosing in Fahrenheit 451?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Thanks to the worksheet and quiz, you'll get to check your knowledge of technology used in the novel, Fahrenheit 451. The use of television and devices called 'Seashells' are topics addressed on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials help you test your knowledge of:

  • Why television is so unusual in the novel
  • Purpose of 'Seashells' in the book
  • How Montag's wife is treated for overdosing
  • How Ray Bradbury uses technology in Fahrenheit 451

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding the Mechanical Hound's purpose in the novel
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify how the author makes use of technology in this book
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about technology in a different light

Additional Learning

The lesson called Technology in Fahrenheit 451 is effective at helping you learn more about this topic. Use this lesson to complete these goals as well:

  • Determine what Bradbury is well known for
  • Review medical technology used in the book
  • Understand why technology is important for this novel