Dialectical Journal Fahrenheit 451

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Rachael Hinkley Ms. Weston Honors English 9 20 July 2014 Fahrenheit 451 Part one- The hearth and the salamander Level 1 question- Why does the school view Clarisse as being anti-social while Clarisse views herself as being very social?(29) Answer-Clarisse’s school views being social as gathering students in a room for classes such as tv class or to just paint a picture.Unlike in a normal classroom material is not taught and questions are not asked by the students. The students sit in a room without conversating and receive the answers and information they need to know through their teachers.Clarisse views being social as conversing with people,talking about the world around them and thinking. The society views people like Clarisse as …show more content…

Although he is hesitant at first he agrees to help. Montag plans to take the list of the firemen’s residences and go to each of their houses, plant books,send in an alarm, and then watch all of the firemen’s houses burn down to the ground. Montag hopes that when people discover that firemen have books in their homes, they will lose faith in the whole system and books would no longer be burned. Although Montag wants to start right away, Faber tries to convince him to wait for the war to be over with because he thinks that the war will solve the problems of the society first but Montag wanted to start that night. Level 1 question- Why did Faber not want to be involved with Montag’s plan at first? Answer- Faber was afraid that if he got involved with Montag that he would get burnt for his trouble. As Montag explained his plan more to Faber he disagreed even more with it. As soon as Montag brought out the copy of the bible he asked Faber what he would do to own it. Faber responded that he would give his right arm just to have that copy of the bible. Montag started ripping out pages to luhr Faber into helping him with his plan. Montag promised to stop ripping out the pages if he would help him and that is just what he did. Level 2 question- Why is it so important to Montag that he read the books that he …show more content…

For Faber to be able to see a copy of the bible that was one of the only ones left was a miracle to him. Faber agreed to help Montag if he would just give him the bible. Faber was basically risking his life just to have this copy of the bible. Level 3 question- When mildred and her friends are talking about who they were going to elect to be president, they were focused on which ones appearance was better. How does this differ from the way that we elect our presidents? Answer-When Mildred and her friends were talking about who they were going to elect as president they were talking about their appearance and which one was more attractive or weighed less than the other. When presidents are decided in our world, sure some people base it off of looks, but for the most part picking somebody to be the president of the United States is a pretty big deal. Many things are taken into consideration about our presidents such as what they can do to make our country better. In the society that Mildred and her friends are living in as far as they know their society is the best and they do whats best for them so they don’t take into consideration the things we

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