Kirk and guest Luc Travers from http://www.literatureatourhouse.com/ discuss the dystopian novel by Ray Bradbury “Fahrenheit 451.” Together they give a synopsis (from memory) of the story. Then they leap into the flames of Bradbury’s tale.
In this episode, you’ll enjoy discussions on:
The main characters: Guy Montag, Chief Beatty, Clarise and Faber
Meaning of the story
Dover Beach by Matthew Arnold
Dover Beach and its meaning relative to the story
The prescience of the story
What is happiness, and how do we know if we are happy?
The importance of UNhappiness
And much more!