In today’s society, we hopefully think that is not ok. It wasn’t until Clarrise met Montag when he realized he wasn’t happy. As soon as he came to terms with that, he tried doing things to change that. This book is about Montag and his adventure to try and change his life and society.
“The Story of an Hour” is a great short story written by Kate Chopin in 1894. This story is full of ups, downs, and surprises that keep the reader on the edge of their seat. Chopin begins the story by introducing the main character Mrs. Mallard, who upon learning that her husband has been killed in a tragic railroad accident does not respond the way the reader anticipates. Instead of trying to process what has happened, or even denying it, Mrs. Mallard immediately begins crying hysterically. After a few minutes she decides that she needs to be alone.
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 jaunty yet skittish girl named Clarisse, who asks him a question and makes him question his happiness and love. Then again through all of this thinking, he starts to find himself getting curious 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 of society itself.
After witnessing a death of a martyr, Montag expresses that he is discouraged to continue his line of work to Mildred. He asks his wife and himself a question: Why was that old woman willing to die for her books? Captain Beatty’s confrontation with Montag furthers Montag’s interests in books. Thus, Beatty forces Montag to question his government and the information that was spoon-fed to him all his life. Montag wonders if he is part of
He goes on to say that Thebes suffers due to the murder of King Laios, and he must put an end to it. “Then once more I must bring what is dark to light” (Sophocles 1071). The gods and goddesses demand justice and he must find the man that killed the king, his father, Laios. What causes Oedipus to be so determined to find the man or men who killed the King of
Maduff informing Lennox and Macbeth of the death. The announcement is first introduced in the quote, “Confusion now hath made his masterpiece./Most sacrilegious murder hath broke ope/ The Lord’s anointed temple, and stole thence/ The life o’ the building.” (Lines 72-75).
He tells him “wherein none can be so determinate as the removing of Cassio” (IV, ii, 231-232). Roderigo and Iago tried to kill Cassio but Cassio killed Roderigo. Roderigo yelled “Oh, I am slain” (V, I, 27). Iago abandons Roderigo and later come back
1. In the book, All Quiet On The Western Front, written by Erich Maria Remarque, Paul realizes that, at this point in time, he either has to kill or be killed, he chooses to kill. Unwilling to die without a fight, "We have lost all feeling for one another. We can hardly control control ourselves when our glance lights on the form of some other man. We are insensible, dead men, who through some trick, some dreadful magic, are still able to run and to kill" (116).
Since the flamethrower killed people, it symbolizes death. For example, in the book, it said that “the Captain’s dead,” (Bradbury 131). Montag said, “he found the audio-capsule, he heard your voice, he was going to trace it. I killed him with the flamethrower,” (Bradbury 131). For instance, the flamethrower represents murder because it killed the Captain.
She chooses to be burnt with her books, as she doesn’t want to live in a world without them. Montag realizes that he can’t turn back because of the emotional connection he had felt to the lady. Montag’s wife was confused by his sadness, as he had never been so affected by his job before. In Fahrenheit 451, written by Ray Bradbury,
“When I walk the ground of the concentration camps, I fear that I am walking on the ashes of the victims,” (Moshe Katsav). This quote relates to the horrible tragedies that happened during the Holocaust. During World War II, when the Nazis ruled Germany, they developed places called concentration camps. These camps were meant to punish and kill all Jews. The leader of the Nazis, a very contemptuous man, Adolf Hitler, created these camps because he had a strong hatred towards Jews and wanted to aspire his goal of total genocide.