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Fahrenheit 451 Short Answer Test

by Michael Stultz, M.A.

  • Release Date: February 12, 2019
  • Subjects: Language Arts
  • Age Levels: Grade 9
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Fahrenheit 451 Test: for each question write at least a one (1) paragraph response using only examples from the novel. Be sure to begin with an idea-based topic sentence, not a statement of fact.

  • Bradbury is clearly against censorship in Fahrenheit 451, but why? Why is censorship so dangerous in Bradbury’s futuristic world? (Topic Sentence, 2-3 Examples, Concluding Sentence)
  • Bradbury uses many character foils who are contrasted with Montag to reveal who he is and isn’t. Choose one foil to Montag and explain what he or she reveals about Montag’s strengths and weaknesses. (Topic Sentence, 2-3 Examples, Concluding Sentence)
  • Fahrenheit 451 is social satire. Bradbury mocks aspects of society in order to send a warning about what might happen in the future. Discuss a target of his satire and what Bradbury’s warning toward us is. (Topic Sentence, 2-3 Examples, Concluding Sentence)
  • Fahrenheit 451 is dystopia science fiction. What does this mean? What are elements Bradbury uses in the novel to create this type of writing. (Topic Sentence, 2-3 Examples, Concluding Sentence)

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A short answer mini-essay test over Fahrenheit 451's major themes and genre approach.

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