Fahrenheit 451 Guy Montag Summary

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It is the 24th century, and Guy montag, is a fireman in a world where their job is to start fires instead of putting them out. Walking home from work Montag meets a girl named Clarisse McClellan. Clairisse opened montag 's eyes on the emptiness of his life with her innocent questions and her point of view on the world. Over the next few days, montag goes through many traumatizing events. Walking home from work montag meets a 17 year old girl named Clarisse McClellan. Clarisse tells montag her interests and her views on life that make her an outcast amongst people at her school. clairsses‘s free thinking questions caused him to question his own perceived happiness.in addition to montag questioning his happiness he came home to find his wife unconscious on the bathroom floor. Montag’s wife had attempted to overdosed on sleeping pills. Montag called for medical attentions but found that the EMTs had no sympathy towards montag and his wife. After pumping his wife 's stomach and draining her blood they left to go rescue another overdose victim. Then while at work,with the other firemen ransacking an old woman 's book filled home. Montage took a book for himself. The firemen told the women to leave so they could burn the house with the books inside. But the…show more content…
Montag begins to collect more books hoping to find out more information on the past and why the world is the way it is. One night, when he was under a lot of stress, he told his wife that he had books. His wife was too terrified to live with it, so she turned him in. Captain betty ordered montag to burn his house down but montag not only set fire to his house on fire but he set fire to betty. Montag runs away but the mechanical hound shoots montag in the leg. With one crippled leg montag escaped the town and goes to the railroad tracks. When he got to the railroad tracks he meets the book people. Montag decides to stay with the books people and helps them with their mission to keep books alive through
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