Fahrenheit 451 Reflection

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The book that I have been reading for the past weeks is called, “Fahrenheit 451,” by Ray Bradbury. This book about a 30-year-old man named Guy Montag, who lives in a world where books are illegal and any books that are made are burned. Guy Montag is one of those people, but when he meets a girl named Clarisse, who is against the burning of the books he starts to question if he should continue doing this. Guy is married to a girl named Mildred, but she does not have a controlled life. I say this because she tried to kill herself, but survived when Guy took her to go get saved. Further into the story Guy is at the fire station with Captain Beatty, the antagonist, and a few other coworkers when someone who is against the burning of books attacks them. Montag gets sent to the hospital because he somehow got poisoned and after recovery, he finds out Clarisse died. This drives him into doing things that were not expected from him. If I were telling a friend about the entire story in two minutes I would start by telling them that the main character, Guy Montag, is a firefighter who lives in a world where books are burned. I would then…show more content…
Where the story took place was interesting because it took place in the future in an alternative universe of ours. In this book, it is based in a world where they have gone through nuclear wars. Guy Montag lives in a place that is not described that much in the book, but it is known that he lives in an urban city. The setting of this story is chaotic in my opinion because Montag 's world has a government that has fallen apart. The setting is really significant to this story because many things would change about the story if the book were not set in this setting. Some things that would be different if the book were in a different setting like present day, it would probably show what was going on during the nuclear wars instead of
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