Rebellion In Fahrenheit 451

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(AGG) Isn’t rebellion an interesting thing? The Star Wars franchise is all about rebellion, from The Empire, to The First Order, but what is it that causes someone to rebel? (BS-1) Before the storm there is always peace, people are satisfied with how things are going so they have no need for rebellion. (BS-2) However, once a problem begins to arise, more and more people begin to take notice, and if the problem isn’t solved by those with more power than them, then they take matters into their own hands. (BS-3) Once the rebellion has started the rebels disconnect from their society and government, and make one of their own. (TS) Rebels, traitors, outcasts, these are all names to describe those who disagree with their society, because something…show more content…
(MIP-1) In the first section of Fahrenheit 451 it is obvious how much Montag supports his society, doing his job without question, giving his wife what she wants, and he thought he was happy with his life. (SIP-A) Since he is a fireman it’s obvious that Montag has some experience with fire. Since the first few words of the story, it’s clear that Montag loves fire. (STEWE-1) The first words of the novel are literally:”It was a pleasure to burn, It was a pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed”(Bradbury 1). Montag is already described as a bit of a pyromaniac, a person with an obsessive desire to set fire to things. To be clear Montag is a fireman, but not the kind that puts out fires, the kind that starts fires to burn books. (STEWE-2) Montag can also be described as happy in section 1 since he claims that he“grinned the fierce grin of all men singed and driven back by flame. Later, going to sleep, he would feel the fiery smile still gripped by his face muscles, in the dark. It never went away, that.…show more content…
(STEWE-1) When Montag exited the river he came across a group of men, who are nothing like the “gray animals” (Bradbury 132) in Montag's society. Instead of watching tv all the time, these men talk to each other most of their time, they all watch tv on a little monitor to keep up with what's happening and to have something new to talk about, but only once in a while. They even knew Montag was being followed, but they welcomed him nonetheless. (STEWE-2) Once Montag is a part of their group, they teach him all sorts of things. How the government faked his, and their, deaths on tv to satisfy their viewers, that if anything happens to the books of Ecclesiastes and Revelation(chapters of the Bible) that Montag will be the last record of it because of a trick they have to pull up the oldest memories of a person, similar to looking back through a hard drive to find information. They even witness Montag's city being bombed, with only pieces of buildings, distorted in all sorts of pieces, it was only after this when Montag remembered something that he had forgotten 10 years ago: he had first met his wife Mildred, who was killed in the bombing, in Chicago. (CS) In the end Montag leaves his society and begins the next step of his journey: to travel the land searching for others to teach what he has
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