Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

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At the beginning of the book, Montag makes a friendship with his seventeen year old neighbor, Clarisse. Soon, he realizes he is unhappy and no longer loves her. He also begins to question the ways of the world. For example, he wonders why books are aware to be so dangerous and why some people are so loyal to them. Montag lost his mind, job, and family. He also finds himself running away from everything he knows. Even when Montag meets Clarisse, Montag wasn’t a normal guy. Through most of the book Montag lacks knowledge and believes what he hear. Montag killed Beatty because he was going to be arrested for having books. Montag was through with Beatty is pushing him around all of the time and forcing him to burn down his own house. Beatty was killed because he was making fun of Montag and trying to get Montag angry at Beatty was going to have Faber killed. ”Thinking back later he could never decide whether the hands or Beatty’s reaction to the hands gave him the final push toward murder. (pg.119) Captain Beatty is really lost it in the head. It is as if he wants Montag to do something to kill him. Beatty was Captain over everyone and he thought he was always right. He’s the head honcho fireman, but he knows more about books than anyone else. “Now, Montag you’re a burden and fire will life you off my shoulders clean, quick and sure. (pg.129) Montag kills Beatty with the fire thrower that has burned thousands of book and hopes. I cited this information from Google

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