• Fahrenheit 451; Humsn Hypocrisy
    he had read many books throughout his life, he allows Montag to be his own demise. In the picture Captain Beatty is standing tall and proud as he watches Montag destroy the house that has the burden of books. Next to the picture of Captain Beatty is a quote. The quote says, "Now, Montag, you’re a...
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  • Fahrenheit 451 Lyrics Assignment
    Hailey, Bailey, Adrian, and Kari 10-25-12 Fahrenheit 451 Lyrics Assignment F Hour Song: Burning by The Whitest Boy Alive Lyrics: “So many people telling me one way, So many people telling me to stay” Quote: (Captain Beatty) “Well, Montag, take my word for it, I’ve had to read...
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  • Analysis of Farenheit 451
    Fahrenheit 451 Character Analysis- Beatty Captain Beatty, a strong, confident man on the outside, had a secret. The chief fireman position made him intimidating by all his people because of his harsh mysterious ways. While he quotes books regularly, he denies he is a man of literature. Also, when...
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  • Realism vs. Surrealism
    during the investigation, the owner is arrested and the books are burned. Captain Beatty, the leader of the firemen, is portrayed as a mysterious and suspicious man, who goes around quoting books during the day, and burning them at night. Later on in the story it was made clear that Captain Beatty has...
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  • Fahrenheit 451 Paper
    prepare for the rebellion. Clarisse and Montag have stood up against Captain Beatty and the government through thinking and reading as well. Captain Beatty tells Montag that they get into a furious debate on books in his dream and quote out lots of quotations from different kinds of books so as to confuse...
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  • pig is a beast
    burned, each character in the book is forced to understand themselves and confront different perspectives. That gets me to my point were fire represents good when Montag burns Beatty. When Montag sets Captain Beatty on fire he also wants to clear society of something he thinks is evil. Montag thinks...
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  • Mr. Justin Baken
    ; then all is happy, for there are no mountains to make them cower, to judge themselves against." (Bradbury 58). Captain Beatty uses this quote to explain to people that the law is to burn books and it has to be that was for everyone whether they are happy or not. This shows that there isn’t really...
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  • Fahrenheit 451
    job purposes but for just burning books. And that Captain Beatty there leader just cares about how his firemen finish the job, that another censorship since Beatty only cares about the money. Also how in one of the quotes a pointed out was when Montag wishes that he could be heard, he wishes...
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  • Fahrenheit 451
    , but everyone made equal . . . A book is a loaded gun in the house next door. Burn it. Take the shot from the weapon. Breach man’s mind.” Captain Beatty says this as he explains the revisionist history of firemen to Montag. During his speech, he was undoubtedly ironic, using his profound knowledge...
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  • Fareheight 411
    world will open a book and believe what is written in the inside. The town simply believes “books are useless, and waste of time and lies”. Captain Beatty is a complex character. He is hard to understand at times because he is so full of contradictions. It seems as once he admired books...
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  • Fahrenheit 451 symbolism paper
    a mythical bird that “periodically burned itself to death and resurrected from its own ashes to a restored youth” (Sisario 1). The symbolism of the phoenix myth turns fire into an instrument of renewal (Telgen 12). This renewal is apparent in Montag’s murder of Captain Beatty. Montag chose to kill...
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  • Farienheit 451 Essay
    on censorship. Bradbury showed examples of people that have censoring by explaining the circumstances going on in their lives and if they want to rebel or go along with it. Clarisse, Millie, Captain Beatty, Faber and Montag all resemble a person in society with different views on censorship...
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  • Fahrenheit 451
    in a great deal of pain but she refuses to acknowledge it so she tries to kill herself and when she feels down, she drives very fast to get away from the pain. She no longer is human, she becomes cold Beatty, the captain of the fireman is the main antagonist in this book. He is obviously well...
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  • quotes on Fahrenheit 451 part 2 explained
    of knowing that he had not only stolen one book but many, but only turning in one book made Montag go nuts. He hides his hands under the table, out of sight thinking that they are guilty of crime and also feels that his hands are stained with blood. 2. These words are said by Captain Beatty to...
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  • fh451
    creating destruction, and because of this, he felt powerful thanks to the fire. 2. "Forget them. Burn all, burn everything. Fire is bright and fire is clean" (60). Fire is used to get rid of knowledge Montag sets Captain Beatty on fire, cleanse society of something he thinks is evil. Montag thinks...
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  • Fahrenheit 451 Critique
    To me, Joseph Brown’s critique was a few small criticisms made into one big one. The main point was did Ray Bradbury purposely make the mistake of quoting a line from the Declaration of Independence and saying it was from the Constitution, or did he purposely make Captain Beatty say that to show...
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  • Fahrenheit 451 Conformity vs Indivduality
    out of it! The people in the books never lived.” (Page 48) This quote was a very important part of the book, this was quoted from the fire captain; Captain Beatty. He was talking to the woman who had books in her home and was refusing to leave because she would rather die than have no books. This...
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  • F451
    . Captain Beatty is the antagonist, by supporting and following through with the governments oppression. “Nobody listens any more... I just want someone to hear what I have to say. And maybe if I talk long enough, it'll make sense"(82) This quote reminds me of myself because this is how I feel...
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  • Fahrenheit 451 Lit Notes
    him into revealing himself * Faber continues to tell Montag to ignore Beatty and follow his own heart * Beatty describes a dream to Faber in which they were both arguing with each other about books and society using quotes from literature * Beatty is trying to instill fear into Montag...
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  • Hedonistic
    society in this book is a complete dystopia, meaning everything is bad. As said by Captain Beatty, the chief firemen in Fahrenheit 451, "Funerals are unhappy and pagan? Eliminate them too. Five minutes after a person is dead he's on his way to the Big Flue, the incinerators serviced by helicopters all...
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