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    Guy Montag

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    Throughout the novel Fahrenheit 451, Guy Montag goes from a relatively "typical" fireman to a man on the run. In the story, Guy meets his seventeen year old neighbor Clarisse McClellan, she questions Montag about his life now and the life he has always lived. Near the start of the book Clarisse asks Montag, "Are you happy?" Clarisse's question influenced Montag in many ways, causing him to wonder about his life. After speaking with Clarisse, Montag starts thinking about his wife, Mildred, and whether

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    Guy Montag Analysis

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    The Hearth and the Salamander -Guy Montag= fireman but in a future world, occupation sets things on fire and burns things down, he feels great pleasures burning things and seeing how they change -uniform: helmet with 451 on it (temperature at which paper burns) black uniform with a salamander on the arm and a phoenix disk on his chest -he is walking home from work and feels some sort of presence near him which turns out to be an unusual 17 year old named Clarisse McCellan his new neighbor -she

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    2013 Guy Montag and The Changing World Around Him People change and so does the world. Nothing stays the same and that’s why we are what we are now. Montag is not the same as he was at the beginning of the story. One of Bradbury’s best novels Fahrenheit 451, Montag is set on achieving his goals no matter what he has to do. Guy Montag changes himself but not in the way that he would have thought of, he is still the same person, but with different beliefs. At the start of the novel, Montag is a fireman

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    the main character of Fahrenheit 451, Guy Montag is obviously an important character. Although his physical characteristics are not described in detail, his emotional, social, and intellectual characteristics are well-defined. Throughout the story, Guy Montag undergoes many hardships, which shapes a completely new personality. By the end of the story, he has a new point of view that allows him to think and feel differently. At the beginning of the story, Montag is emotionally stable. It is evident

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    Guy Montag is the protagonist and fireman who presents the dystopia through the eyes of a worker loyal to it, a man in conflict about it, and one resolved to be free of it. Through most of the book, Montag lacks knowledge and believes what he hears. Clarisse McClellan walks with Montag on his trips home and is one month short of being a 17-year-old girl.[notes 3][24] She is an unusual sort of person in the bookless, hedonistic society: outgoing, naturally cheerful, unorthodox, and intuitive. She

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    used Jimenez’s famous saying as the epigram for his critically acclaimed novel, Fahrenheit 451. He foreshadows the radical character change that occurs within Guy Montag as he challenges authority. Montag lives in a dystopian society, which has been taken over by government censorship, overpopulation, and control of the masses by the media. Montag is a fireman, but instead of being seen as someone who extinguishes fires, they’re used as a flamethrower that sets a flame to books instead. Books are considered

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    a character who changes in reverse of that of Anakin. Guy Montag, from Bradbury’s revolutionary dystopian novel, Fahrenheit 451, experiences a character change from evil to rebellious and bon vivant. At the beginning, Montag is a saturnine antihero, he learns to support deeper thinking in conversations with Clarisse, Faber, and Beatty, and ultimately wages a battle to prove his support for rhetorical thinking. At the start of the book, Montag boasts the personality of a saturnine, antiheroic protagonist

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    Farhenheit 451 Guy Montag

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    Guy Montag: The Burning Rebellion In class we read the book Fahrenheit 451. The main character Montag has several qualities that change his views and decisions throughout the book. In the beginning of the story Montag was very confirmative and just went along with everything the government and didn’t really question anything but by the end of the book he was completely different. He had changed his views completely. One reason that motivated Montag to change so drastically was his curiosity. This

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    Guy Montag is a fireman in charge of burning books. A gentle young girl named Clarisse McClellan opens his eyes to the emptiness of his life with her innocently penetrating questions and peculiar love of people and nature. After his wife Mildred attempts suicide without even realizing what she is doing, after he witnesses an old woman let herself be burned with her books, and after he hears that Clarisse has been killed by a speeding car, Montag searches for solutions to his rising dissatisfaction

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    character, Guy Montag, “from book-burner to living-book” (Johnson 111). His maturity is displayed by his growing understanding of the world in which he lives and by seeing the flaws in his society. Bradbury illustrates Montag’s metamorphosis with him changing from a mindless burning drone to his maturation and acceptance into a society of like-minded booklovers. The first words of Bradbury’s novel state, “it was a pleasure to burn” (Bradbury 3). These words sum up the beginning character of Montag; he

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