Fahrenheit 451: Research Study Guide Flashcards
What do the “firefighters” do for a living?
They burn books.
What was written on the firemen’s helmets?
What are two expert symbols Montag wears?
Salamander and Phynix
What does Montag say he constantly smells like?
Who does Montag fulfill on the way house?
Why is it ironic that many individuals hesitate of firemen?
They burn stuff rather then put stuff out
How do the doors work?
There is a type of glove at the side of the door that Montag puts his hand into and the door opens. It’s a hand print reader.
What is engraved on Montag’s igniter?
What did Montag struck with his foot?
He struck an empty tablet bottle.
Who is Montag’s partner?
What are the two machines being utilized on Montag’s wife? What do they do?
They put a snake-like device down her throat to clean out her stomach, and another maker gives her fresh blood.
Where does the laughter that Montag hears originated from?
It originates from Clarisse’s home next door.
Explain Montag’s toaster. What does it do?
It makes the toast and after that a hand like a spider takes the toast, puts butter on it and holds it out for Montag.
What did Mildred have in her ears?
What did Mildred remember of the night prior to? Or what did she pretend to keep in mind?
She does not appear to remember anything, or perhaps she is just denying it.
What type of program is Mildred going to watch in the afternoon?
An interactive TV drama.
Explain Montag’s tv. What does Mildred desire for the television that Montag claims they can not manage
Montag believes it is too expensive, and there is no fourth wall installed.
What does Clarisse rub under her chin? Why?
A dandelion, to see if you remain in love.
What does Clarisse’s psychiatrist want to know?
Why she goes out and hikes around in the forests and watches butterflies.
According to Clarisse, how is Montag “not like the others”?
Due to the fact that when she talks, he takes a look at her and in fact listens. The other firemen would refrain from doing that.
Explain the Mechanical Hound.
It walks around smelling for books.
What do the firefighters bank on dull nights?
They bet on how long it will take the hound to capture and eliminate little animals.
What happens when Montag touches the muzzle of the Mechanical Hound?
It growls and extends its needle, which makes him feel threatened.
How did Montag leave the Hound and get to the upper level of the firehouse?
He grabbed hold of the pole and it immediately lifted him upstairs.
What is Montag’s theory on why the Hound reacted the method it did?
He believes that someone programed it to react aggressively towards him.
How many times prior to had the Hound reacted this way towards Montag?
Why has Montag never ever had any children?
He says Mildred never wanted any.
What is various about Montag’s laugh?
It sounds much more relaxed that it did previously.
Describe a school day worldwide of Fahrenheit 451.
At school, the students are kept busy and simply listen and copy down responses. School is just for indoctrinating the trainees; they never ever have to believe on their own. Subjects consist of sports, transcription history and painting. The ‘instructor’ is on film, informing the trainees responses without them asking questions.
Why does Clarisse find it odd that individuals find her to be antisocial?
She thinks it is odd because she is always attempting to talk with individuals, but her topics are not the sort of subjects people talk about anymore, so people do not like her.
Call something that Clarisse talks about that is various today than in the past.
What did the radio in the firehouse state?
It stated that war impended.
What occurs to people that try to trick the federal government?
They get secured in asylums.
Why was Montag silly to utilize the expression “When upon a time”?
He read a book from the past.
What is the history of Firemen of America?
The invented history is that the firefighters were developed in 1790 to burn English-influenced books in America.
How is the fire truck described?
What was various at Mrs. Blake’s? What did Montag not like about the way things were being done?
She would pass away with her books, she made them feel guilty
What does Montag do with the book that lands in his hand?
He put it under his arm to conceal it. He felt as if his hand did it by itself.
What does Beatty say to Mrs. Blake about the books?
He said that individuals in the books were not real and that none of the books concurred with each other. Beatty speaks about what remains in the books– he seems to understand more about literature than the other firemen.
Who started the fire at Mrs. Hudson’s house?
Mrs Hudson was holding a match and she let it drop onto the kerosene, so she began the fire herself.
What piece of details does Beatty show Montag that refers back to something Mrs. Hudson had said?
The quote was originally stated by a male who was burned for what he believed
What concern does Montag ask his better half when he lastly speaks to her?
He asks her where and when they first fulfilled. Neither of them might remember.
What does Montag cry about?
About the emptiness of his life.
What does Montag see about the tv shows?
He understands that there is no actual story to any of the TV programs.
What does Mildred state about Clarisse to Montag?
She states that Clarisse’s family has moved away due to the fact that Clarisse has been killed in a traffic accident.
What did Montag envision being outside his window?
He envisioned the Mechanical Hound outside his window.
What reason is Montag trying to use to prevent going to work?
Why does Montag not want to go to work any longer? What are some discoveries he has had?
His dissadisfaction about his life.
Who pertains to check out Montag?
What does Mildred discover behind Montag’s pillow?
What word became a swear word?
Why does society lower the kindergarten age year after year?
Teach kids as quickly as possible to ensure they are discovering the best thing
According to Captain Beatty, if you do not want a man unhappy politically, what do you do?
Beatty says that you should not provide individuals too many choices otherwise they simply stress.
What does Beatty state about firefighters taking books?
He states that some firemen become curious about books and take one to check out.
According to Clarisse’s uncle, why did the architects eliminate front decks?
Front patios were locations where people used to unwind, think about different things and chat to each other.
About the number of books had Montag hidden in the ventilator?
About 20 books.
What occurs right prior to Montag and Mildred start to read the books?
They believe Beatty is at the door.