Fahrenheit 451 Poster

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Fahrenheit 451 Poster

Guy Montag is a fireman in a world where television leads society and books are on the break of extinction. Though the firemen dont put out fires, they start them. His job is to burn books and if need be, the houses they hide in. Montag never questions what his job entitles, during his bland life and wife who spends all day in front of her television "family." But then he meets an eccentric neighbor, Clarisse, who shows himhow society lived in the past and how they will live in the futre where ideas come from books, not television screens. But when Mildred attempts suicide and Clarisse suddenly disappears Montag starts to question everything he knows. He starts hiding books in his home, until his stash of is discovered and he must run for his life.

Book Plot

-Guy Montag-Mildred Montag-Clarisse McClellan-Captain Beatty -Faber -Granger

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About the Author

Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) was the author of over three dozen books, including Fahrenheit 451. As well as hundreds of short stories. He wrote for theater, cinema, and tv, including the screenplay for John Huston's Moby Dick. And sixty-five of his stories adapted for television for The Ray Bradbury Theater. He was the recipient of the 2000 National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Special Citation, along with other special honors.


Fahrenheit 451

By: Ray Bradbury

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Interesting lines

"Silence. The cold rain falling. And the smellof blue electricity blowing under the locked door" (Bradbury 68)."Well," said Beatty, "Now you did it. OldMontag wanted to fly near te sun and now that he's burnt his damn wings, he wonders why. Didnt i hint enough when i sent the Hound around your place" (Bradbury 107)?

Trey Stanfill


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