English 10 Honors
January 16, 2011
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Charcoal hair soft-colored brows and blush ash smeared checks, an unshaven look
Looks like all the other fire fighters
At the beginning Montag was content and satisfied with his job and life
After meeting Clarisse he became confused
Admitted he is unhappy
He feels a deep sense of guilt and pain because of the condition of society
It was Montag curiosity that led him to a deeper place of refection and thought
Dynamtic in literature or drama, a character who undergoes a permanent change in outlook or character during the story; also called
Montag asserts, "Maybe the books can get us half out of the cave. They just might stop us from making the same damn insane mistakes!" In this way, Montag sees books not only as helpful tools, but as vital agents of salvation for his diseased world.
Montag gets the last laugh when he turns to Beatty's dead body and says, "You always said, don't face a problem, burn it. Well, now I've done both. Good-bye, Captain."
Aware of oneself, including one's traits, feelings, and behaviors
1. showing awareness and acceptance of reality
| |in literature and drama, a struggle which takes place in the protagonist's mind and through which the character reaches a new |
| |understanding or dynamic change |
External in literature, a struggle between the protagonist and another character against nature or some outside force
message effect through montag
Montag is the protagonist and central character of the novel. Throughout the plot, he steadily grows and changes; by the end of the book, he is a completely different person.
At the start of the novel, Montag is a total conformist who has bought into the