A fire fighter who does not extinguish houses that are on fire, but put out books that they burned along with the houses in them.

A fire fighter who does not extinguish houses that are on fire, but put out books that they burned along with the houses in them.

Analysis of Fahrenheit 451 Guy Montag, a fire fighter who does not extinguish houses that are on fire, but put out books that they burned along with the houses in them. In Fahrenheit 451 books are contraband. They’re illegal and the punishment is the house being burnt down to rubble and in most cases the execution of a poor soul that was in possession of the books or an arrest was made to “restore” justice. Since houses are now fireproofed in the days of the story, the only better thing firefighters have to do now is burn books and put them out. The main protagonist is Mr. Montag. He lives his life with the same routine day after day until he met a young girl named Clarisse McClellan. Who jogs Montag’s brain with such conversations that they have. An antagonist presented in the novel was the Fire Chief, Beatty and the Mechanical Hound is one more to add. Montag has been on so many assignments and burnings after one assignment which he had to burn an old woman with her books because she wouldn’t leave them behind. In other words she was a martyr for books. It seems that the government (which is not talked about much in the book) does not allow books to be read. In my analysis it seems that books after being read, introduced thinking to the person that had read it. Montag finally has an itch to read a couple of books. He talked to Beatty one day and Beatty knew that Montag was up too so in response Beatty said that every firemen had an itch to read a book, they’re allowed to read one book then burn it within twenty-four hours. If it hasn’t been burned by then the fire department takes care of it. Montag realizes that he’s not really living the way that he wants to. Mildred, his wife is a protagonist and then she switches gears all of a sudden and is then an antagonist. She switches gears a lot through out the whole book. In Montag’s house, the parlor, television really influences people with simple minds that…


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