Book Report Fahrenheit 451

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This novel Fahrenheit 451 is fiction. The main characters of this book are Guy Montag a fireman, Mildred is Montag’s wife, Captain Beatty Captain of the firemen, Faber an English professor who helped Montag learn about the books, and Granger is a leader of an exiled group. It’s a society where firemen burn any books that are found. Guy Montag is a fireman. In Montag’s world the firemen start fires rather than putting them out. Montag later meets a seventeen year old girl named Clarisse McClellan, she helps him recognize the emptiness of his life. The next few days Montag experiences horrible events. First Mildred, his wife, attempts suicide by swallowing a bottle of sleeping pills. Second, there was this lady she committed suicide with her books when her house was burning down in front of Montag’s…show more content…
I was pleasantly surprised by just how beautiful the writing was. And haunting. And sad. And horrifying. And lovely. I was somewhat blown away by this novel because it was simply my personal taste. This like all books is one which can be interpreted in various ways without missing the fact that at its heart this is a novel written for entertainment. I felt that Bradbury's story reveals a lesson about humanity. We throw blame about human wrongdoings upon tools like books and so on, but after all they are just tools. I highly recommend this novel. Bradbury's story is beautiful and it has intense writings. It's rare that he uses very few complicated phrases but he has a way of creating phrases and metaphors together to make a beautiful effect. I think no one could write like him. The tale of how firemen become book burners and how one fireman decides to read the forbidden material will not be easily forgotten by me. And I feel that this is a novel deserves to be called a classic and readable type of novel. There are times when the writing appears to be in the manner of rush and the manner of apprehension but Bradbury writes it

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