Examples Of Beatty In Fahrenheit 451

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Even though, we know what is right from wrong in our century, in the book Fahrenheit 451, where the author Ray Bradbury kind of predicts what our lives we 're going to be like. He foreshadowed what our society was going to be like. Also the technological advances that we would have. In this book towards the world starts to fall apart for the main character Montag. His fire chief makes him burn his own house down for having illegal books. He is justified in killing his fire chief and running from the law and hiding the books from his wife, because he had nothing to lose and he know what would happen if he was caught. Montag is justified in killing Beatty because he was protecting Faber who was a friend who was innocent. The only thing that Montag did was try protecting an innocent man who was not guilty of anything. Who was helping Montag by asking him things to make him think about and help him determine what to do. “We’ll trace this and drop in on your friend.” “No!” Montag yelled. “He twitched the safety catch on the flamethrower.” This evidence shows the effect Beatty saying he was going to find Faber and kill him, which then results in Beatty being burned to death by Montag, with the flame thrower. A piece of historic evidence from WWII that I think fits with the killing of Beatty is, Franklin Roosevelt is putting people of the Japanese descent into isolated camps. Where violence did occur every once and a while, when someone being interred would try and escape they
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