Burning Book Fahrenheit 451

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In the novel Fahrenheit 451, the dystopian world that people live in is burning books. Based on how the rules are being followed in the story, it is proven that it is good to challenge the rules because some rules cause harm to others. “It was a pleasure to burn. It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed.” As it shown here, instead of putting out fires, fire men start the fire. Guy montag, a fireman who likes burning books. He thinks that it is ok to be burning books because he;s hearing lies off of someone about the rules and he believed them. Guy Montag came across a seventeen years old girl named Clarisse who doesn’t believe in the rules. Clarisse asked Montag “Do you ever read any of the books you burn?” Montag replied “That’s against the law!” This conveys that people are not allowed to read books because they’re a conformist and their government is very strict. The time of the novel is…show more content…
The mother in the story is against her child going to a protest. The mother said “No, baby, no, you may not go,For I fear those guns will fire.But you may go to church instead,And sing in the children’s choir.”This conveys that the mother is frightened about her child going to a protest because she thinks her child might get killed by the police or wild dogs, so she send her child to church instead. “The mother smiled to know her child was in the sacred place,But that smile was the last smile to come upon her face.” “For when she heard the explosion,Her eyes grew wet and wild she raced through the streets of Birmingham,Calling for her child.”This illustrates that the mother thought her child was in a sacred place because she did not go to that protest but a situation irony occur where her child might have been killed in the bombing that took place at the church, where the mother was it was a sacred
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