Who Is The Protagonist In Fahrenheit 451

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Some people struggle in the outside world, while others struggle in the inside world, or with themselves. In Ray Bradbury’s novel, Fahrenheit 451, the main character Guy Montag is conflicting with himself. Initially, Montag thinks that he is happy and content with his life as a fireman burning books, but after meeting a peculiar neighbor, he realizes that he is struggling internally with his happiness in his life. In the beginning of the book, Montag’s thoughts to himself illustrates himself as a satisfied man. In the first sentence, Montag is doing his job and burning books. He thinks to himself, “It was a pleasure to burn”(1). Montag is describing that it was a pleasure to burn books. The word “pleasure” has a positive connotation and often
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