Why Is Books Important In Fahrenheit 451

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Have you ever failed a test because you didn’t read something? I did. In 7th grade a test that I had to read a book for. I kept telling myself “since it’s open book I don’t have to read nothing. I’ll just look for the answers when the test comes.” So that’s what I tried to do. A week later my teacher gave us the test scores back. I got an F. Moral of the story is reading is important. Just like in Fahrenheit 451. Montag wanted to read books but it was illegal, so he had to sneak the books from the firehouse. but the firemen figured out and tried to burn his house down but then he just ended up killing all of them. Not reading books also basically drove him insane because he killed them by bashing their head in. My first piece of evidence is“There’s Beatty dead, and he was my friend once, and there’s Millie gone, I thought she was my wife, but now I don’t know. And the house all burnt. And my job gone...” this is all because Montag got so curious about books that he decided that he would lose all these things just to be able to read one. He wouldn…show more content…
My first piece of evidence is “Colored people don’t like Little Black Sambo. Burn it. White people don’t like Uncle Tom’s Cabin. Burn it.” This is suggesting that because people don’t like books they can easily just burn it and won’t look crazy especially hateful books. The reason why this isn’t really important when talking about books, though, is because everyone has their opinions and it doesn’t mean something should be made illegal because of it. My second piece of evidence is “Montag shot one continuous pulse of liquid fire on him.” This is when montag shot Beatty and he did it over some books. This is bad because books made someone kill someone that didn’t really do anything. The reason why this still doesn’t prove the theme wrong is because maybe if books weren’t illegal this wouldn’t happen, but it
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