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    America, instead of fireman stopping fires, they start them and burn books. Guy Montag is one of these fireman’s who burns books on a daily basis without thinking of it. These people in this future world don’t care independently, care about nature, and have useless conversations with each other. Everything changed for Montag when he is encountered by a new neighbor named Clarisse McClellan who is the opposite of everyone in this world. In the next couple of days, his wife Mildred tries to commit suicide by taking multiple pills. Next he goes to a house to burn books, but the women who is hiding these books rather die with the books instead of surviving without them. The next day he hears that Clarisse has died by a car accident…

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    the girl Clarise, the TV “family,” and the main character’s name Guy Montag to show the importance of socialization and finding meaning in one’s life, proving that being human requires experiencing the highs and lows that come with it and creating an awareness of how meaningless life is without the ability to learn and make decisions. Throughout the book, Bradbury references the important role of the “family” in the characters lives. Not far into the novel, readers learn that the “family” he…

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    what's right. By setting in this mood, it makes the readers stop and think before sitting in front of a television for hours. While reading, keep in mind this was written and published in 1953, 100 years before said time in the book. Guy montag, is the first main character in the story, he's the one that's heard of the most. As well as a positive and confident man, montag also begins to think as the book goes further, “‘Of course i'm happy, what does she think?’”…

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    In the story “Fahrenheit 451” the main problem is that many people’s houses or libraries are being burned down and all of the books inside are being totally destroyed. The main character, Guy Montag, was a fireman and had been a fireman for ten years. This story takes place in the future where the firemen set the fires, rather than putting the fires out. The firemen are setting the houses and buildings on fire because they all think that that books are bad for everyone that reads them. One day…

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    Fahrenheit 451, Guy Montag portrays a character that lives a fake existence, conforming to the artificial society around him, which later makes him question and brings him to a realization about his society, life and himself as a whole. For instance, Montag conforms to his society by never questioning or wondering about why he lives the life he does as a fireman. Instead, Montag adapts to the dysfunctional society and never thinks twice about his life or the society around him. Granted, Montag…

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    Pushing through for the greater good; Perseverance; Steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success. Guy Montag and Taylor Greer are embodiments of the them of standing for what you believe in. All of us have at least a little bit of hellfire stuck in our stomachs. The thing that tells us to continue. To march on. The little voice, telling us to suck it up and keep pushing because the endgame is going to pay off exponentially. Each one of us has it, especially…

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    Guy Montag: 30 year old firefighter. He loves to burn books- “It’s a pleasure to burn…”- until one day he and his crew burn down an old lady’s house and he realizes how terrified she looked, and how much the books meant to her. Guy is passionate, driven, crazy at times, a free thinker, but identity crises happen with him often. His crises begin when he meets Clarisse, and she tells him how he’s so much different from other firemen. “When I talk, you look at me. … The others {firefighters} would…

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    change. In Fahrenheit 451, Guy Montag is a firefighter with a weird twist. Firefighters burn down books instead of putting the fires out! When doing this job and meeting other types of people, Montag comes to realize that he is on the wrong side, and that he should be saving the books instead of burning them. Guy Montag is a deeply interesting character, he shows curiosity, self-awareness, and courage. He is a man who changes greatly throughout the book. First of all, Montag has a strange spark…

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    experience, such as a person who has Catholic views, but believes in gay rights although they were brought up to believe it was wrong. Most stories have a complex character, such as Guy Montag in Fahrenheit 451. Montag is a perfect example of a complex character. Montag is a fire fighter, but he is not an ordinary fire fighter. In the society of “Fahrenheit 451”, firefighters do not stop the fires, they start them. In the story, no one is allowed to read or have books. Once someone is found…

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    “Without Libraries, what have we? We have no past and no future.” This quote was uttered by the late Ray Bradbury. The dystopian novelist, when not writing a new novel, focused on the need for books and other literature. From this stemmed his greatest known novel, Fahrenheit 451. In the story, a lonely Guy Montag is forced to choose between his government and life, and the books he has come to love, that have sense been outlawed. Constant unhappiness, a strong influence, and an increasing…

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