Examples Of Internal Conflict In Fahrenheit 451

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There is an internal conflict shown in a passage of the novel Fahrenheit 451 “Hearth and the Salamander” shown within the character Guy Montag. The conflict here is shown through many literary tools such as personification, similes, and detailed observation. Personification is used in ways of Montag questioning himself on whether he is happy or not. For example, after reassuring himself that yes, he was happy, suddenly “‘What?’” was asked by “that other self, the subconscious idiot that ran babbling at times,” Bradbury (8). The other conscious in Montag’s head questions him, and the author puts this into effect with personification, describing the thought as a person. Also, similes are tools that the author uses when portraying the situation

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