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Who Influenced Guy Montag In Fahrenheit 451

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As the books went up in flames, Montag became enraged by society and how the world was becoming. Mildred, Clarisse, and Captain Beatty influenced Montag the most throughout the book to rebel against the government. Mildred was one of the main characters in Fahrenheit 451 who influenced Guy Montag. Mildred was in her own little world where nothing bad ever happens to her. Whenever something does happen to her or the people around her, she just shrugs it off and forgets about it because she does not want to deal with it. Montag realized he does not want to be like his wife, Mildred. Mildred is never aware of anything going on outside of her life. “And said nothing of the bomb that was an inch, now a half inch, now a quarter inch from the top of the hotel,” (Bradbury 159). Montag actually…show more content…
Beatty liked to get inside Montag’s head and mess with him. Although Beatty was once like Montag, he is now the worse cop of them all. The hound at the firehouse never liked Montag and always barked at him, so that could be a sign that it knew that Montag was different from everyone else. Beatty always knew what Montag was up to. When Montag took the book from the burning lady’s house, Beatty came to his house and had a talk with him. Mildred says, “Look who’s here. Captain Beatty,” (Bradbury 52). Montag realized what Beatty was doing and what role he played in his little plan to turn Montag and Montag did not want anything to do with Beatty and the firehouse and rebelled against it. Beatty, finally towards the end of the book, pushed montag over the edge. Montag burned Beatty and killed him making him a criminal and having to go into hiding. “And then he was a shrieking blaze, a jumping, sprawling gibbering mannikin, no longer human or known, all writhing flame on the lawn as Montag shot one continuous pulse of liquid fire.” (Bradbury 119). Montag didn't want to deal with Beatty’s torture anymore so he put an end to
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