Role Of Fire In Fahrenheit 451

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Think of the word "fire". What 's the first thing that comes to mind? To some it 's s 'mores, to others it 's destruction. For Montag Fire was a tool for his profession; "It was a pleasure to burn. It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed." This line was found in the beginning of a Fahrenheit 451. Montag was in charge of burning the books that were found, but throughout the movie his understanding of fire changed. He started out as a firefighter that became curious about books and what they said. Which led him into getting in trouble. He started reading books and hiding them in his house, until Mildred caught him reading one night. Mildred had a different opinion on books; books frightened
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