Ray Bradbury's Farenheit 451 Essay

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Fahrenheit 451 : Novel Project
Novel Notes
Plot Summary
Set in an unspecified city during the twenty-fourth century, Fahrenheit 451 follows Guy Montag a fireman whose sole job is to burn illegally owned books and the houses that they reside in. Originally guy enjoys his job, noting that it even brings him extreme pleasure, however as the story progress Guy Montag begins to question why he does what he does, and begins to become rebellious. As he meets individuals along the way Montag learns that there’s more to life and society than the suppressive government has taught them.
At the begging of the story Guy begins to talk to his neighbor Clarisse McClellan, a seventeen year old girl who has a completely opposite outlook on life than that
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Fahrenheit 451 : Novel Project
Novel Notes
Plot Summary
Set in an unspecified city during the twenty-fourth century, Fahrenheit 451 follows Guy Montag a fireman whose sole job is to burn illegally owned books and the houses that they reside in. Originally guy enjoys his job, noting that it even brings him extreme pleasure, however as the story progress Guy Montag begins to question why he does what he does, and begins to become rebellious. As he meets individuals along the way Montag learns that there’s more to life and society than the suppressive government has taught them.
At the begging of the story Guy begins to talk to his neighbor Clarisse McClellan, a seventeen year old girl who has a completely opposite outlook on life than that of Montag’s wife, Mildred. Being around Clarisse makes Guy re-examine his life, leading him to believe that he is no longer happy with his life and that he no longer loves his wife Mildred. As all of this is happening, Mildred has no idea because she is so submersed into interactive televisions, an unhealthy tranquilizer addiction, and her seashell radio.
Montag sits back and begins to question the ways of the world. Why are books perceived to be dangerous? Why are those that worship them considered dangerous? Motivated and looking for answers Guy steals a book from a house where is he sent to burn down. When asking the old owner of the collection to vacate the house she refuses. This makes Guy even more curious, making he wonder if her

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