How Does Captain Beatty Cause Conflict In Fahrenheit 451

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In the book, Fahrenheit 451, Captain Beatty who is the head Fireman of the city, says that books are not allowed in society because its cancerous if someone reads the other person wants to read and it can create conflict and that becomes inequality. Captain Beatty starts by saying that the job they do in their city involves fire but they don’t take out the fire. In addition, they start the fire by burning the whole house down because a citizen is not allowed to have a book which causes conflict.He describes it by saying that the books are like a loaded gun, it can be contagious just like a virus. For example, Captain Beatty explains “a book is like a loaded gun next door we have to burn it take the shot from the weapon”(Page 58) The meaning

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