Captain Beatty wants to use fire to cleanse the world of knowledge, a thing that he believes is evil. He wants to use fire to erase people's memories and problems. He believes that fire can destroy anything and make problems disappear. When he explains that cremation is important to make people forget the dead, he says that they should "Forget them. Burn all, burn everything. Fire is bright and fire is clean”. He thinks that the only way to have a peacefully and happy society is to make people forget the past and ignore or forget anything that they do not like. This reflects back to the society after WWII and the motives of the Nazis – removing thoughts and the past will result in peace and happiness.
5. Discuss the order in which the characters die. Why do some live longer than others? Do you think this is this entirely by design? Does the murderer ever seem to lose control of the situation?
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The imagery of fire in Edwidge Danticat 's short story “A Wall of Fire Rising” possesses a very powerful meaning and also continually changes throughout the entirety of the story. Fire was a very sacred thing to have, especially during the time this story has taken place.
At the beginning of the novel Montag was convinced that “burning” was the solution. He even said “ it was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed ”. Throughout the novel he becomes more
3. Examine the cover of the novel. What images do you see? How do you think the images are connected to the story?
This quiz consist of 40 multiple choice questions. The first 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 9. The second 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 10. The third 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 12. The last 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 13. Be sure you are in the correct Chapter when you take the quiz.
I. Write one important quote from each chapter with the page number and explain its significance to the plot of the novel. Think about why that quote was particularly significant within the plot and to the main characters.
12. If you were to talk with the author, what would you ask him or her?
| This quiz consist of 40 multiple choice questions. The first 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 4. The second 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 5. The third 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 6. The last 10 questions cover the material in Chapter 8. Be sure you are in the correct Chapter when you take the quiz.
Answer all the questions (except the ones in grey) in full sentences in your workbook after you have read the chapter. Please note that the page numbers given are for a different edition of the novel.
2. Identify the author’s main idea(s). In other words, what is the main point the author is attempting to make about the book?
|Week One Review Questions |Prepare a response to each of the following questions primarily from the text. Provide an explanation in your |
These questions include Chapters 4, 5, and 6. Fill out your answers in this document and submit your responses in Blackboard.
This quiz consist of 30 multiple choice questions. The first 15 questions cover the material in Chapter 6. The second 15 questions cover the material in Chapter 7. Be sure you are in the correct Chapter when you take the quiz.