Fahrenheit 451: Survey Flashcards
Recognize Man Montag and explain his task.
Guy Montag is a fireman, a person who finds books and burns them.
Describe Clarisse McClellan.
She is an uncommon person, a seventeen years of age lady who liked to think and talk. She is labeled as antisocial.
What smelled like fragrance to Montag?
The kerosene smelled like fragrance to him.
Clarisse asked Montag if he was happy. Was he?
No, no he was not.
Who is Mildred, and what occurred to her?
Mildred is Montag’s wife. She had taken an overdose of sleeping tablets. Her stomach and blood had to be pumped clean.
Why did Emergency situation Hospital send professionals instead of physicians to deal with Mildred?
Suicide by this method was so typical that technician-operated machines were established to deal with the patient.
What are parlor-walls?
They are a sort of surround-television with which the audience can communicate. (The Family, Relative) [Filled with violent rubbish]
Explain the mechanical hound.
It is a robot kind of pet dog with 8 legs, equipped with a steel needle, and set through the chemical balance of a person or thing to hunt and kill.
What did Montag believe had been done to the hound?
He thought that a fireman set the hound with a partial little his chemical balance to act against him, however not rather kill him.
Why was Clarisse thought about anti-social?
She belonged to the old society where talking and thinking were appreciated.
Who provided Clarisse most of her info about the method life used to be?
Her uncle did.
Who was Captain Beatty?
He was Montag’s employer at the firehouse. He is very literate and well check out and understands and can recite books.
How did the firefighters know which homes had books?
Next-door neighbors, good friends, and family members became informants and telephoned the info to the firemen.
What lie did Captain Beatty inform Montag?
He told Montag that firefighters had actually never ever been utilized to prevent fires, only to begin them, which Benjamin Franklin was the very first fireman.
What did Montag carry out in the old woman’s attic?
He took a book.
Why were the alarms to burn always during the night?
The fires were prettier to watch and provided more of a show in the evening.
Why did the old woman light the match and devote suicide?
She seemed like life was not worth living without her books.
What occurred to Clarisse? Was it an accident?
A car hit her. The elimination of Clarisse was a part of the on-going operation of destroying the old society.
What was Montag afraid Captain Beatty would find when he concerned check out?
He was afraid the captain would find the book he had actually drawn from the old woman’s attic.
Why did Captain Beatty think books should be damaged?
He believed that they put disturbing thoughts in people’s minds and kept them from being happy and pleased. They oppose themselves.
What did Montag reveal Mildred after the captain had left the house?
He showed her the books he had been taking and concealing in the ventilator grill in his house.
Who was Faber?
He was a retired English professor Montag had actually fulfilled in the park.
Why did Montag visit Faber?
He required a replicate copy of the taken book prior to he returned the original to Captain Beatty.
What three components did Faber feel were missing out on from life?
He thought quality and texture of info, free time to believe, and the right to perform actions based upon the other 2 items were missing.
What strategy did Montag and Faber devise?
They were going to plant books in firefighters’s houses and kip down alarms on the firemen. This was to cast suspicion on all firefighters.
What was Montag happy to do to persuade Faber to help perform the plan?
He would ruin his book, page by page up until Faber would work together.
What had Faber developed that permitted him to be in continuous contact with Montag?
They had actually designed an electronic radio transmitter that might be placed in the ear. (The “Green Bullet”)
Why did Faber choose to go to St. Louis?
He wished to enlist the assistance of a jobless printer to start making copies of books.
Why did Montag burn the book of poetry in the wall incinerator in his home?
He had actually slipped up by revealing Mildred’s good friends that he had a book. Faber provided him orders through the radio transmitter to burn the book, to encourage the women that he was playing a joke on them. KNOW REACTIONS OF BOTH GIRLS.
Where did Montag hide his books after the girls left?
He concealed the books in his garden.
What was the location of the alarm on the night Montag went back to operate at the firehouse?
The alarm location was Montag’s house.
Who was the informant on Montag’s house?
Mildred’s good friends called in the very first alarm, but Mildred employed the final alarm herself.
Why did Montag kill Captain Beatty?
Captain Beatty knew that Montag was using a radio transmitter, and he was identified to find out who was on the other end.
Why didn’t Montag escape prior to he eliminated Captain Beatty?
He understood that the mechanical hound was in the community and would kill him.
Where did Montag go after he killed Beatty?
He goes to the garden to get his books, and then to Mr. and Mrs. Black’s house to plant books, and after that he goes to Faber’s home.
When Montag left Faber’s home, which direction did he go?
He headed for the river and the railroads.
Why did Montag take scotch, a suitcase, and some of Faber’s dirty clothes with him?
He required some strong-smelling things to throw the hound off of his own aroma.
What did the railroad tracks imply to Montag?
They were his path to follow to security in the countryside. They meant flexibility and a brand-new start to him.
What was different about the fire Montag saw after leaving the river?
This fire was offering warmth and convenience, not damaging things.
Throughout the manhunt for Montag by the hound, why did the cam determine an innocent guy as Montag?
The firefighters needed a neat ending to the day’s occasions. It was more important to have a dead body than to have the ideal individual. It wouldn’t provide for the criminal to have actually outwitted the federal government and to have escaped; that would make the government appearance bad.
What was various about the hobos Montag met? Why did each guy identify himself as a well-known author or piece of literature?
These men were all intellectuals and each had memorized a piece of literature to be written down at a later time.
What had Montag been able to remember?
He memorized the Book of Ecclesiastes and a little of Revelation.
What happened to the city throughout the war?
The city and its inhabitants were ruined.
What did Montag and the intellectuals believe their mission to be as soon as the war ended?
They wished to learn from previous errors and constantly to keep in mind.