Guy Montag's Allusions In Fahrenheit 451

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This quote, found on page eleven, is from the scene where Guy Montag is attempting to dial the emergency service number to save Mildred Montag’s (his wife) life. His way of counting shows the build up of what can lead to a war. This quote, found on page thirty-five, is spoken by Captain Beatty. Beatty is speaking to the owner of a secret library who then sets herself on fire along with her books. This quote provides part of an argument as to why books should be illegal. There also appears to be a biblical allusion with the mention of the Tower of Babel. This quote, found on page forty-nine, is spoken by Montag as he is explaining his disclosure to Mildred, his wife. This quote shows how books and people are tied together - how books are
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