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Fahrenheit 451 Characters

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Montag
the protagonist; he is a fireman who has a crisis of conscience over whether books are bad or not
Clarisse
a teenage girl who enjoys thinking, talking, and nature; she influences the protagonist to begin the see their world differently
Mildred
the protagonist's wife; she is unaware of how unhappy she is with her life and oblivious to her own suicide attempt
Beatty
the fire captain and main antagonist of the novel
Faber
a former professor of English who is cowardly but motivated to reprint books
Granger
a former professor who is working to memorize books in hopes they can be recited and reprinted in the future
Black
a fireman who is framed for hiding books
Bradbury
the author of the Fahrenheit 451
Mrs. Phelps
one of Mildred's friends who leads an equally superficial life