Essay on Fahrenheit 451
woman's death had a very big affect on Montag and it had some affect on the fire
crew also. They were thinking about it so much on the way to the firehouse,
Stoneman missed the corner where they were supposed to turn for the firehouse.
someone dies for something, it always makes you wonder why they died for it. For
example when Will ian Tyndale was burned at the stake by the Pope for
translating the Bible in english. Another example is when Jesus died on the
cross as punishment for our sins.
Montag got home, he didn't even feel like turning on the light on and his wife
asked him if he was drunk. He was also sweating, and couldn't think properly.
Montag soon started to think of things that he had never thought of asking
about, such as where he and Mildred had met each other for the first time. The
next day he said he was sick. When Beatty, the fire chief, came to check on Montag, Montag
desperately wanted him to leave his house.
also was wondering why a woman would have died for "worthless" books.
He also began to wonder what happened to Clarisse because she was so different
and talked about other things than television and meaningless "virtual
families". In the morning Montag told Mildred he had books hidden behind
the radiator. Despite how Mildred had acted from possession of books, he began
to read them. Later he went to Faber's, house and they tried to find someone who
could reprint copies of the Bible. Montag soon began to show and tell other
people there was nothing wrong with books.
when we are wondering what to do our wondering why we are doing something, we
need to ask others to help us and give their opinion.
some of Mildred's friends were at their house watching television, Montag read
some poetry and tried to explain to them why there was nothing wrong with books.
Mildred, furious about having books in her house, turned in the fire alarm for
their own house and the firemen came to burn it. Montag showed how worthless his
life used to be by burning his own house.
is similar to when be become Christians. We like to get rid of everything that
had wreaked our past. This would make other people who saw how much Montag had
changed the way he thought about books and knew he was a fireman, wonder why
someone would be so desperate to keep some books. When other people see
Christians, how they act, and love Jesus, they wonder why, and may become a
While Montag was running from the city, it is obvious Montag wanted
others to know that books were good, because while he was in Faber's house and
the hound was after him, he tried to think of some last words he could say when
the hound caught him on television in front of millions of people. When he
finally got away from the city, it was bombed and then there would soon be the
chance to start a new society who didn't wrongfully accuse books of being bad.
Montag soon began to be a light for the world.