Fahrenheit 451 Quote Analysis

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happy and free Clarisse, and during one of their conversation, he, in an almost threatening way, says, “"Well, doesn't this mean anything to you?" while tapping the numerals 451 stitched on his char-coloured sleeve (Bradbury, page 4). As soon as he mentions the numbers and shows them to Clarisse, she becomes extremely uncomfortable and changes the subject of the conversation like those numbers are alive and deadly. In fact, they are. Additionally, Ray Bradbury chooses very judiciously the symbol of the Phoenix. He does so to meticulously generate a series of emotions in the readers. For instance, the Phoenix is a symbol in mythology and all across the world for several cultures throughout the centuries. It is not a coincidence that the author

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