Fahrenheit 451: Study Guide
THE HEARTH AND THE SALAMANDER PART 1
THE HEARTH AND THE SALAMANDER
Describe Clarisse McClellan.
Clarisse McClellan is a young girl who strolls with Montag to the corner of the street. She is called anti-social and doesn’t participate in school
Determine Person Montag and explain his job.
Guy Montag is a firefighter, but his task isn’t to put out fires, it’s to set fire to books.
What smelled like fragrance to Montag?
Clarisse asked Montag if he enjoyed. Was he?
No, Montag was not really delighted
Who is Mildred, and what happened to her?
Mildred was Montag’s partner, she attempted suicide, by taking a lot of sleeping pills
Why did Emergency situation Health center send service technicians instead of medical professionals to deal with Mildred?
this kind of thing occurred so typically that they had it down to a science and a machine might finish the procedure
What are parlor-walls?
entire wall Televisions that enable you to communicate with individuals on the TV. Montag and Mildred have 3
Describe the mechanical hound.
The mechanical hound is a robotic pet that dislikes Montag with a burning enthusiasm
What did Montag think had been done to the hound?
He believes it has been set to kill/hate him
Why was Clarisse considered anti-social?
Clarisse likes to speak with people rather of play sports and activities
Who offered Clarisse most of her details about the method life utilized to be?
What Information does Clarisse share about the way life utilized to be?
she tells Montag about how firemen would put out fires rather of begin them
THE HEARTH AND THE SALAMANDER PART 2
THE HEARTH AND THE SALAMANDER PART 2
Who was Captain Beatty?
Another one of the Firemen. Montag’s manager.
How did the firemen know which homes had books?
An alarm went off in the firehouse. The majority of ofter, neighbors turned each other in
What lie did Beatty tell Montag?
“Any man is insane who believes he can fool the government and us.”
What did Montag carry out in the ol lady’s attic?
Montag takes a book
Why were the alarms always to burn at night?
They looked prettier at night
Why did the old woman light the match and dedicate suicide?
She couldn’t bare to live without her books
What took place to Clarisse? Was it an accident?
She was hit by a vehicle. Yes it was a mishap
What was Montag afraid Beatty would find when he came to visit?
The lots of books he had concealed
Why did Beatty think books ought to be damaged
He believes they must be burned due to the fact that everyone needs to be the very same. People do not need to think for themselves
What did Montag reveal Mildred after the captain had left the house? What is her response?
Montag shows her his collection of books he hid in the closet
What do the hearth and the salamander represent is Part One?
the hearth and the salamander both represent fire in the novel
THE SIEVE AND THE SAND
THE SIEVE AND THE SAND
Who was Faber?
Faber was an old English teacher who was an ally of Montag
Why did Montag visit Faber?
Montag visited Faber since he wishes to create a strategy to bring books back.
What 3 aspects did Faber feel were missing out on from life?
Faber believes that “quality details, the leisure to absorb it and the freedom to act upon what they learn
What strategy do Montag and Faber develop?
The strategy they develop is to plant books in the homes of other firefighters so that the firemen will get arreated and there will be no one to impose the anti-book laws
What was Montag ready to do to convince Faber to assist perform his plan?
Montag starts to rip the Bible
What had actually Faber designed that allowed him to be in continuous contact with Montag
Faber made a seashell design to put in Montag’s ear so that the two of them could be in consistent contact
Why did Faber choose to go to St. Louis?
To fulfill an old printer
Why did Montag burn the book of poetry in the wall incinerator in his house?
Faber told him to do this to show Mildred’s friends he was playing a trick on them
Where did Montag hide his books after the women left?
In the bushes outside his house
What was the destination of the alarm the night Montag returned to operate at the firehouse?
What is the importance behind a sieve and sand in Part Two?
it represents a memory Montag has of his childhood when he was putting sand in a sieve. this is symbolic because of when Montag was trying to remember passages in the bible however a toothpaste ad kept playing hence making it tough for him to retain the info. The screen symbolizes the toothpaste ad and the sand represents the knowledge that Montag is trying to retain.
Who was the informant on Montag’s home?
Both Mildred and her buddies
Why did Montag eliminate Captain Beatty?
Montag eliminated Beatty due to the fact that Beatty was going to kill Montag and burn Faber’s house
What didn’t Montag flee after he eliminated Beatty?
Montag knew the Mechanical Hound would catch him if he did flee
Where did Montag pursue he eliminated Beatty?
To Faber’s house
When Montag left Faber’s house, which direction did he go?
In the direction of the river and railway line
Why did Montag take whiskey, a travel suitcase, and some of Faber’s unclean clothing with him?
Montag took these products to conceal his own aroma. Also no one would expect him to be dressed like that
What did the railway tracks imply to Montag?
To Montag, they reminded him of Clarisse. He pictured that she as soon as stroll along the very same tracks
What was various about the fire Montag saw after leaving the river?
The fire Montag saw after leaving the river is different that the other fires he has actually seen before. This fire indicated to warm. It’s being CONSTRUCTIVE not DESTRUCTIVE.
Throughout the manhunt for Montag by hound, why did the cam identify an innocent guy as Montag?
The hound had lost track of Montag’s aroma. The government wanted to keep peace
What was different about the hobos Montag fulfilled? Why did each guy recognize himself as a well-known author or work of literature?
The males Montag satisfied identified themselves in this method since they had actually remembered that work or something be that author.
What had Montag been able to remember?
Montag had actually memorized part of Discovery and part of Ecclesiastes
What happened to the city throughout the war?
The city had actually been demolished
What did Montag and the intellectuals believe their objective to be when the war ended?
Tehy believed their job was to gain from previous mistakes and constantly remember.
Why is this area titled “Burning Brilliant”?
Due to the fact that Montag “burns brilliant” when he begins his new life with the guys and when he sees a better future for society.