The first thing Cadence remembers of the accident is that there was a fire. She goes to talk to the liars about the fire. The liars tell her how the fire started. The book states “Me, Johnny, Gat, and Mirren. I remember this now, in a rush that hits me so hard i fall.” (115 Lockhart).
When Montag comes home from his long day at work he notices that his wife has overdosed on her sleeping pills(12). Another example of how Bradbury uses the dark tone is when Montag is doing his job as a fireman and had witnessed the suicide of an old woman with her books(43). These quotes represent a dark tone because it tackles the fear of death over learning in Montag’s culture. In his lifetime Montag realizes how important books really are.
The protagonist, Guy Montag, who undoubtedly worked as a fire fighter later saw through the government’s suppression after talking with an unusual woman, Clarisse. He starts to question the actions of the fire fighters, query the social media, and opens up books for explanations to his discomfort. Once he starts reading, Montag challenges every aspect of the society and tries to come out to the enlightenment brought up by his reading. However, his secretive action unsuccessfully revealed to the public when his wife, Linda, reports Montag to the fire fighters. To escape from the government’s eye, Montag goes to the book people
Montag has been stealing books, and Faber has been teaching him about them. He learns that books reveal the bad parts of life, which is why many people hate them and decide not to read. However, Faber teaches Montag that books have quality in them and that people need to sit down once in a while and think. To make people learn more about this, they decide to come up with a plan. It involves putting books into firemen’s homes so that they would get burnt along with all the firehouses.
Fahrenheit 451 In the book, Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury, the main character is Guy Montag. It is called Fahrenheit 451 because 451 is the degrees at which book paper burns. Montag is a thirty year old firefighter who instead of taking out fires, he starts fires. The firefighters in this book burn books because the public thinks they are useless and a waste of space and time. For the most part, they burn books, but sometimes burn anything they really see.
Eventually, after a death in the group, LT. Cross was distracted and he decides to burn the letters Martha sent him. “On the morning after Ted Lavender died, First LT. Jimmy Cross crouched at the bottom of his foxhole and burned Martha’s letters… Lavender was dead. You couldn’t burn the blame” (O’Brien 22). This quote is important because it tells about why LT. Cross burned the letters and what other
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.
In the book Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, there always seemed to be small things that portrayed bigger things.. Those in which includes burning books, violence, and mass media. How did the small facts of the utopia reflect onto bigger events? Montag and other characters grasped onto smaller things that led to big conflicts. Fahrenheit 451 takes place in a future society where they ban possession of books and reading and the job of firemen is to burn all books from people’s homes using the temperature of 451; the temperature that papers burn. After meeting a girl whom loves books, a fireman, Guy Motang, begins to rethink his job and society all together.
When Craig was little he was caught by a bus driver drawing a naked woman. Craig's parents found out about this incident, and his parents told him that lust was bad. As Craig kept drawing throughout his adolescence, he confronts his minister about wanting to use his drawing ability to worship God in his own way. The minister quickly turns him down, and suggests that he should sing instead. That night he decided to burn all the drawings he had, "I wanted to burn everything I'd ever drawn" (Thompson 57).