Montag becomes upset with her because she clearly does not know what happiness is. Another character related to the theme of happiness is Captain Beatty. He was not a happy man, which is why he let Montag kill him. Censorship is the main way the government controls the people. Things are censored so people cannot interpret them in their own way.
The oppressive society impacted Montag's identity because at the beginning of the book he believed in burning books and at the end of the book he didn’t believe that books should be burned. Three events that burned exemplify this impact are stealing his first book, watching the girl burn her house down and her in it, and him burning his own house down. The oppressive society impacted Montag's identity when he stole his first book. Montag is looking for a book to steal to read. In the book it tells us how montage stole the book “Montag's hand closed like a mouth, crushed the book with wild devotion , with an insanity of mind lessens to his chest” ( 34-35).
Guy actually has a heart because he felt that Clarisse is his daughter and when the old lady had a book in her house he didn’t want to burn her house. Montag as a fireman is responsible for destroying not only the books he finds, but also the homes in which he finds them. In this quote it feels like Montag is changing “didn’t fireman prevent fires rather than stoke them up and get them
Cross usually separated himself from his men to fantasize about his beloved Martha. The main conflict of this essay is that Lieutenant Cross is unable to control his obsessive behavior over Martha, and therefore, leads to him being an awful leader. One way you can identify that Lieutenant Cross is an awful leader is because he never took war seriously and let his men do whatever they wanted. Since Lt. Cross was always distracted, his men seemed to be fooling around most of the time. At night, it was all fun and games for this group of soldiers.
Their childhood is a waste, not knowing what they are doing or how to have an interesting conversation. Society gives them no purpose other than to “accidentally” kill people who the government knows is a threat to the society. Most importantly, is the restricted relationships the people have. The people believe they love each other at one point and they buy a home together.For example, Mildred and Montag think they love each other, but Mildred is to blinded by the government. Also, like the rest of society, Montag doesn’t even stop for the time to think about who he loves.
That line shows how restricted their society is science and technology can never advance because everyone has to understand something if they want to use or make it. Equality's light box works but they say it is not real because not everyone does not understand or agree on it. In addition when someone says the forbidden word they get burned at the stake and everyone has to watch. “ We have seen one of such men burned alive in the square of the city.”(pg49) The forbidden word is forbidden because it is a transgression to think by oneself. Equality is struggling to find the word the whole novel and when he see “I” at the end of the book he breaks down in tears on the floor.
Montag eventually steals a book during the fireman’s raid on a house, which leads him to seek out a man named Faber, who is an educated man, and helps encourage Montag to take steps to action. Beatty, the firehouse captain, had been suspicious of Montag being in possession of literature. His dubious thoughts are found to be correct when Mildred turned Montag in. Montag is forced to go on the run, leaving the city for the countryside, where he finds other outcasted intellectuals. The city is bombed, leaving it completely destroyed and the society in ruins.
Once they had settled down people started to hear about what he had done to the Jews during the Holocaust. People did not approve so they started to add conflict to his life by scorning him and his family. Nobody wanted to hire him for a job. But when he made his own company nobody wanted to buy from
In Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury, reading books is against society's rules. Montag starts to wonder what it is about books that society roles them to be forbidden.The fire station goes and burns down houses with books and the chief of the fire station is Beatty. Although Montag killed Beatty, he thought he was doing the right thing. Montag is justified killing Beatty because montag was trying to protect himself, and was also trying to protect Faber, and Beatty made Montag burn his own house down. Montag’s emotions could be clouding his judgement and the way he is processing everything, he may have been thinking irrationally.
We all need to be equal, books make some people happy but not other people so we burn them so we don 't have to deal with people who are different.” In this society, they cant read books and if they do they get locked up in jail. But some people don 't care, they love books so much that they are willing to go against the law or even die. In this society they cannot read books, and if they do their books get burned and they go to jail for