Beatty, the Nearly Enlightened
As fire captain, it is Captain Beatty’s job to promote and direct the eradication of knowledge and free thought within his district through the burning of books in Ray Bradbury’s novel Fahrenheit 451. Though one may expect his job to be one occupied by a brutis
Captain Beatty's Development
Fahrenheit 451, a novel by Ray Bradbury, describes a future which does not sound appealing. Guy Montag lives in a society where the government controls all media. He works as a fireman, although it is not his job to put out fires; he starts them. Although the novel app
In the book “Fahrenheit 451” by Ray Bradbury, Captain Beatty delivers a very ambivalent speech regarding the destruction, and burning of books. He contradicts himself several times and nearly argues with himself about whether burning books is good or bad. Beatty is very confused and lost in his
The Thunderbolt legend lives on most strongly in the New England district of northern
New South Wales and especially around Uralla. Of all the bushrangers who engaged in
their illegal and often colourful careers in Australia during the first 100 years of white
settlement, Thunderbolt, hero or h
Part 2, Fahrenheit 451
Page 68, 69
1. Mildred says these words to Guy Montag. She tells him that books aren’t people which are found in her TV parlor which she enjoys being with. She calls the people on the TV her family. She compares the books to her TV. She says that the people on...
“She’s dead. Let’s talk about someone alive, for goodness’ sake.”
“She was the first person I can remember who looked straight at me as if I counted.”
“It’s only a dog, that’s what! You want me to shoo him away?”
“Books aren’t people. You read and I look all around, but there isn’t...
Captain Mack and Billy Mack’s War by James Roy are both “heart warming and thought provoking” (Reading Time) insights into the tangles of childhood and early adolescence. Published by University of Queensland Press (UQP) in 1999 and 2004 respectively, both explore the theme of how choices defi
A Closer Look at Beatty
“Any man who can take a TV wall apart and put it back together again is happier than any man who tries to slide-rule, measure, and equate the universe, which just won’t be measured or equated without making man feel bestial and lonely. I know, I’ve tried it; to hell
In bygone days, commanders were taught that when in doubt, they should march their troops towards the sound of gunfire. I intend to march my troops towards the sound of gunfire.[->0]”
Joseph Grimond quotes[->1]
Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you
Anatomy of a Winner
By Patrick Barclay
Important quotes and citations
1) “´... we have to prepare coaches not just to teach youngsters about what happens on the pitch but about psychology, physiology, drugs, doping and social education. The coach of the future will have to be at di
How Stylistic Techniques Define Character and the Speaker’s Attitude
In the given passage, Captain MacWhirr, a simple yet mysterious sailor, recollects his past choices and relationship with his now deceased parents. Although the achievement of becoming a captain would normally be praised, the
Character analysis for Beatty
I chose Beatty because he is a complex character is Fahrenheit 451. His job as a fireman is to get rid of the ‘treacherous weapons’ which normal everyday people like us call ‘Books’.
Beatty is static because he is straight-forward in being the chief of the fir
Homework- Othello; Lucy Holman
Find quotes which provide information about the following key areas of the play. Attempt to identify material that reveals how these aspects are a source of conflict:
|Aspect of the Play |Quotes
Blade Runner notes and quotes!
“This was not called execution. It was called retirement.”
- Opening crawler, 3:00. Discussing the killing of “replicants”, artificial humanoids created, which due to their manufactured nature, had no human rights.
“A little boy shows you