When McCann says that he lost weight after gaining it, his facial gestures serve as an indication that he did not only do it for him but, for his family's well being as well. McCann's suspicious facial expression gave Morrison the impression that something
As a fireman, he starts fires instead of eliminating them. Montag’s actions are very destructive through the burning of books, one of the worst methods of destruction. The use of fire to burn books that contain valuable information in them reveals the destructive symbolism of fire. Flame has the ability to destroy the valuable information that the society depends on,
In the book Fahrenheit 451 Guy Montag a fireman that burns books, goes through some rough times trying to find happiness in his life. He gets awaken to this idea when he meets a girl named Clarisse who asks him question and makes him question his happiness and love. Then again through all of this thinking he starts to find himself getting curios and starts to take books from houses that need to be burned for having them. Although Montag can be seen as a murder he is justified in killing Beatty, the fireman chief, because Montag is curious and tired of kids not knowing what really happened throughout history, as well as how Beatty treats him throughout the book. In the end Montag killing Beatty was a helpful act for society itself.
Smoking and cigarettes symbolize escape throughout the short story "Quitters Inc." by Stephen King. According to the characters McCann and Morrison, their difficulties in life are depicted throughtout. One example would be when Morisson was on his way to the treatment he smoked a cigarette. The treatment was intended to make him quit smoking which is a drastic change in his life, being used to smoking everyday to all of a sudden quitting. The cigarette symbolizes an escape to forget what he is on his way to do, he doesn't smoke cigarettes because he likes them as mentioned in the story after he smoked it
Being alcoholic is one thing, but being an abusive alcoholic is another thing. Pap was a man who became a drunk alcoholic. When he started to drink, he could not control the way he acted. His alcohol became so bad that “Pap, as always, is looking for money to buy whisky”
One of the main things that really points to it being disorganized attachment is the fact that both parents verbally abuse him. At one point in this documentary his father even blows cigarette smoke in his face to try and get his point across.
The old man offers a more expensive potion that he says in older age a man will come back to. I believe the potion is a metaphor for divorce. A man expects his wife to cater to him, putting her life on hold to care for him. After years, men get tired of this and begin calling women things like crazy, and obsessed. They will do anything to get rid of this woman but for the potion to make her fall in love they would only invest a measly dollar.
The author elaborates how his English teacher affects Paul’s mood and how it repulses Paul. When Carnegie Hall fires Paul he no longer has an escape of common life in Pittsburgh. Paul cannot tolerate this atrocious common life without his escape, which becomes the force that drives Paul to New York. After work, Paul returns to his nightmare: Cordelia Street.
Faber is asking to get his house burnt to a crisp, but montag decide not to turn him into his higher ups. This society scares people that break the rules so much that they turn themselves in. This society makes people feel guilty for reading books. In the real world, society does something similar to this, just with opinions and not books. Society is so concerned about being politically correct , it silences people who have opposing opinions.
Ashes is predicting what her dad wants to do. One more quote from the story is “I must have sounded like mom because he stopped talking. ”(Pfeffer pg 3). This is showing that Ashes usually talks like her dad and since she said something that sounded like something her mom would say, her dad got surprised. Ashes thinks and acts like her dad.
As “Fahrenheit 451” states, Montag, the main character, which is a “fireman” who burns books. Montag’s wife, Mildred is represented as society because in this time period everyone is obsessed with the technology at that time and not the knowledge. By the end of this novel Montag wants to go against this utopian society and let books be allowed with their knowledge. This creates controversy in the society because some books could be biased or one sided (138-151). The theme created in Fahrenheit 451 is a