After reading Part One of Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451 (“The Hearth and the Salamander,”) please write a response of 100-300 words to answer the following question:
—Which modern inventions (such as big-screen televisions, the Bluetooth device, and online role-playing games) does Ray Bradbury predict in his novel Fahrenheit 451? Do you think Bradbury portrays these inventions as helpful or harmful to their users? You may discuss one to three inventions in your response. Please use quotations from the text to support your points.