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Fahrenheit 451

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“Fahrenheit 451” was a novel written by Ray Bradbury, originally published as “The Fireman” (“Galaxy Science Fiction,” vol. 1, no. 5, February 1951). It shows a future American society where people are hedonistic, and critical thinking is illegal.
The phoenix means different things to different people in Fahrenheit 451. For the firemen it means that if they burn book a new society can be born. It means rebirth, overall
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First of all, if you are asking this because you don't want to read the book, then you are basically a prediction! It's such an amazing book, do yourself a favor and pick it up. But here are the predictions I've noticed: The seashell radio sounds just like earbuds to me. Big screen tvs in every roo…
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<P> <P>Ive known my ex for over a year now since she started at Rally's at a different store than mine but i was getting hours over their for last years holiday. When the season was over i left that store and started to get hours only at my store. We had no contact. We would always get …
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The city Montag lived in is bombed and destroyed (so Mildred & Co. are dead). By the way, Montag recently killed Beatty and two other firemen. He has joined the camp of Harvard professors and is going to meet Faber in St.Louis.
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I think it was only 2 people, Mildred and one of her friend
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In the science-fiction classic "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury, fire is used throughout as a symbol of goodness and rebirth. Fire is another great example of symbolism. Each of us has our own image of fire burning within us, and depending on experiences, it could be positive or negative. Fire has a…
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Only the Wiki article on 'Fahrenheit 451' makes this statement. If you look at the article on 'autoignition temperatures' on Wiki it agrees with the 451F figure - and cites it sources.
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The parler walls
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Saving books is important and people should be able to be independent and read books if they want. People shouldn't be told to not read and obtain useful information. If people want to learn from books, then they should have the freedom to.
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The nostalgic stories of H. P. Lovecraft and James Thurber are obvious influences on Ray Bradbury's work. When this question is asked, it is only proper to not listen to who the author says influenced him or her, but who the actual antecedents are. In Bradbury's case, it is primarily the writers men…
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Ray Bradbury was born in Waukegan, Illinois.
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like 11:30 or 12 A.M.Guy Montag courageously searches for knowledge by battling the basic beliefs of his society. He risks his life and destroys the unquestioning ignorance he used to share with nearly everyone else.Clarisse shows courage by defying social norms and risking disapproval from society.…
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Green Bullets.It is and earpiece in which they can communicate with each other.Something like a walkie talkie.
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He is talking about the "snake" they used when Midlred took all the sleeping pills.
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The book never says if she died or not, but Montag is led to believe she was hit by a car that was street racing. In the play, she's with the hobos at the end. In the book it is said that Clarisse is hit by a moving car and dies. Montag gets this information from his wife Mildred, and is deeply sa…
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they both suck ass ^ this is what an ignorant 12 year old would say. I prefer Fahrenheit 451 but that's just a preference for Ray Bradbury. I suggest reading them both.
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Because the Mechanical Hound was there, somewhere nearby.
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after beatty's visit he reads gulliver's travels
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I wouldn't even know where to begin on this subject. A few things that are different would be easier; In that proposed society books were banned where in our current society books are not banned but instead are changed every few years so that the definitions are slowly adapted to mean something else…
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The hound doesn't like Montag and this is because the hound is programmed to be able to sniff out chemical compistions of books
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"Cotton-like clouds" is a phrase that contains vivid words that create imagery.
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Letting your friends go.
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In Fahrenheit 451, Granger uses the Phoenix that rises out of the ashes and burns itself over and over again. Man has the ability to recognize when he has made a mistake, so that eventually he will learn not to make that mistake anymore.
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He begins ripping a Bible to shreds, it also happens this Bible is the last one left in North America
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She had a radio in her ear like thimbles.
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What was different about these hobos was the fact that they were for books and against the government. They identified themselves as a piece of literature because those were the books they memorized.You Welcome
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To learn from previous mistakes and always remember.
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because they found books in Montag's house.
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"The Mechanical Hound slept but did not sleep, lived but did not live in its gently humming, gently vibrating, softly illuminated kennel back in a dark corner of the firehouse." (11)"The keys to the beetle are on the night table. I always like to drive fast when I feel that way. You get it up around…
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One simile in Fahrenheit 451 is located on page 7 near the top. "There was only a girl walking with him now, her face bright as snow in the moonlight, and he knew...(etc)" The bold faced is the simile. Again a simile having to do with faces, is found on page 13. "Her face was like a snow-covered is…
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She acts like there was a huge party that night and she doesn't remember anything that happened, but she does say her stomach hurts and feels empty. she also says that i hop i didn't do anything embarrassing at the party last night, but when Montag tries to tell her what happened she doesn't believe…
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This question needs to be more specific. Throughout the book until (*SPOILER*) Clarisse dies, she asks Montag many thought provoking questions. In the first scene with her, she asks him if he is happy, which causes him to reconsider his relationship with Mildred. When they next meet, Clarisse asks h…
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Faber was an old man Montag met at a park. He was hiding books that he reads
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Faber is an old retired professor Montag met in a park a year prior to the time the story takes place. Montag seeks Faber out for help with understanding what he reads. Faber is a cowardly man who is afraid to go outside and do anything about the society they're living in. Faber agrees to help Monta…
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Mildred, Montag's wife, was the informant on montag's home.
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were his life was going without him noticed
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He built it during his training under Darth Sideous.
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Fahrenheit 451 is about television destroying/killing books. Ray Bradbury said himself that he feared television was killing books and that is what this book is about. There is nothing about censorship in the book, contrary to what most people believe. The government only started burning books once …
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start fire in stead of putting it out.
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Fahrenheit 451 is set in an unnamed urban city in a dystopian futuristic time.
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It doesnt say the name of the game it just says that they were playing cards.....
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fortune tellers, centaurs, seers, witches, gypsies...
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Because he was trapped and the mechanical hound was in the area
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because he killed clarisse that same night.dude that is way off, clarisse died because of the teenagers that ran her over
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The poem is about relationship in a world that offers no joy, etc. The women become upset when faced with this melancholy emotion; they normally keep everything superficial. They do not have a close connection with anyone.
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The hearth is a fireplace and is the first chapter in Fahrenheit 451.
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Dont read this book...
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The thimble earpiece is to block out her thinking so her head is just filled with mindless entertainment... part of a government plan. The talking walls are for her to feel like she has a real family and have a sense of belonging among these fictional people. Hope this helps you!
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when they burn their pages burn like the wings of a bird
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Montag goes home and finds Mildred sleeping with her earpieces in and when he tries to discuss what happened with the old lady she completely ignores him and that makes him very angry. He also took a book from the old lady's house and hides it under his pillow.
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he thinks that books should be destroyed because they are useless. His wife dies and it was a hard time or him so he turned to books but he found they were useless to me, so he wanted to destroy all books.
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Montag re-hides his books in the backyard since he found out that Mildred has been secretly burning his books.
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He had been told to do so by Faber, through the transmitter, to show the ladies he was playing a joke on them.
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There are more than one. Clairesse McClellan and Mildred Montag come to mind for me.
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isn't it a beautiful quote? i think he's saying something about time not being the most important thing. Its in contrast to the situation Montag's in, where the firemen are just rushing about to get the books out and then to burn them. But its also in contrast to the lifestyles of the people n the F…
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The following novels were written by Ray Bradbury. The year following each title in parentheses indicates when each title was published. The Martian Chronicles (1950) Fahrenheit 451 (1953) Dandelion Wine (1957) Something Wicked This Way Comes (1962) The Halloween Tree (1972) Death is a Lonely Busine…
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in Fahrenheit 451, the salamander, i believe, represents fire's destructive side. unlike the hearth, it is represented as destructive, damaging, and evil.
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From Mrs. Blake's house. pg 37
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Because the Hound lost him at the river. However, they followed an innocent man to make it seem like they hadn't lost him, in order to give the people watching a good, exciting ending, instead of admitting defeat.
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he takes a book
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That montag and the other people will change society, make a mirror factory for the people to see what the society has turned into. and to write the books again.
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After meeting Clarisse and how she had a different point of view on the world, he realized that he doesn't want to live in a society where it is forbidden to talk abut his thoughts and learn about anything new
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"There was only the girl walking with him now, her face bright as snow..." "Her face was like a snow-covered island upon which rain might fall..." These are similes because they are comparing two similar things using like or as.what incredible power of identification the girl had; she was like the…
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People don't read, so people don't think about what they are hearing. They just believe anything that is presented to them. And People like Mildred (which is most of their society) will believe anything that they hear on television or through the "seashells"
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because montag takes a trip out of the city into the country
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The entire novel is about censorship. People burn books in this novel, because the government is afraid that the people will gain too much knowledge and overpower them, therefore, they are censoring what the people are allowed to learn from.
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In the novel, 'Fahrenheit 451', Faber says religion has been changed in the parlors through the Lord. Faber says: 'it was the Lord, how they've changed it in our 'parlors' these days. Christ is one of the 'family' now. I often wonder if God recognizes His own son the way we've dressed him up, or is…
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there are no conflicts. just a boring book.
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She died by being hit by a car. We as readers can infer that the car that hit her was the car of some of her classmates because in the beginning of the story she was always afraid of her classmates running her over because they drive so fast and take pleasure in running other people over. One can al…
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he believed that books put upsetting thoughts in people's minds and kept them from being happy and satisfied
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we don't really know but we assume she is killed
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He stole the Bible.
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Ray Bradbury named the character Clarisse because Clarisse means clarity or clear. In the book, she is often referred to as a bright light or a crystal. This is because the whole purpose of her character was to help Montag with his realization, or his epiphany.
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The original short story (The Fireman) that the novel was based on was copyrighted in 1950, and the original novel Fahrenheit 451 was copyrighted in 1953. The copyrights were renewed in 1978 and 1981, respectively.
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Ray Bradbury wrote Fahrenheit 451, and published it in 1953. It was originally a short story written by Bradbury in 1951 called the 'Fireman' before it was expanded to novel length by the famous science fiction author.
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Kill herslef(suicide)
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Whats unusual about the flag is that the sardinia flag represents more of Italy's culture
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Beatty actually wanted to die
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The sieve cleans the sand and Montag wanted to clear up his confusion that he had going on in his life and mind about books and other stuff. <<Read the F'n thing, gosh>> - Ted was here
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Whenever a Phoenix dies, it is reborn from its own ashes
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He ends up attacking Beatty with the flamethrower but also kills Stoneman and Black
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Salamander which means fire and indestructible.
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There are some at the related link.
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Darth Maul's ship is called the Scimitar whch mean "sith infiltrator"
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yes Brittany spears is engaged
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The Characters on the TV shows.
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