Ray Bradbury's 'Fahrenheit 451'

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Assertion: 1. Firemen start fires rather than putting them out. 2. English professors are a figment in society’s imagination. 3. People are inhumane. 4. Individuals exhibit no loyalty towards each other. 5. Society decides to burn books rather than to have conflicting opinions. 6. People do not think about the big picture. 7. Government officials use aesthetics as main assets to win votes. 8. The government puts themselves before their people. 9. The Parlor walls distract people from what is happening in real life. 10. Seashell radios cut off relationships with others ... Elements 1. Occupation 2. Morals 3. Logic 4. Government 5. Entertainment … Citation: 1. Clarisse McClellan enquires, “Is it true that long ago firemen put fires out instead on going to start them?” She adds, “I heard once that… they needed firemen to stop the flames.” (7)…show more content…
Faber explains that he was “a retired English Professor who had been thrown out upon the world forty years ago” (66). 3. Out of spite, Beatty announces, "I want you to do this job all by your lonesome, Montag." (102), referring to burning his own house down. 4. Montag asks, "Was it my wife turned in the alarm?" (104). Beatty responds with a nod. 5. Beatty proclaims, "The bigger your market, Montag, the less you handle controversy". (52) 6. Montag overhears a radio voice through the walls of a gas station. The voice states that “War has been declared.” (111). The declaration phases no one as they keep following the search for Montag. 7. When 8.
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