How Is Montag Justified In Fahrenheit 451

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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. Montag started getting curious about books and what was inside them when he…show more content…
He yells, stalks, and questions his every move because he suspects that Montag is hiding books in his house. Towards the end Montag is found guilty of having books and is forced to burn down his house. Although he actually burned his house, Millie was still inside and afterwards the hound was forced to attack Montag. It jumped at him and started to stick the needle in his led and inject the serum yet Montag was still holding the flamethrower and used it to destroy the hound. Once he destroyed the hound he began to burn Beatty alive. Beatty stood there and didn’t try to stop it from happening almost as if he wanted it to happen. Although Montag was injured from getting “stung” by the hound, he managed to get away far enough for no one to find him. And back to the topic of society not caring about people dying, they had released another hound and it had killed an innocent man so that the search didn’t have to continue. The same thing had happened when the professors went missing after they were caught teaching kids and helping them be able to think for
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