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English 1 H F451

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Beatty
A paradox of a man who is incinerated by Montag
Chicago
The city where Mildred and Guy met
Lilies
The flower in the bible verse that teaches Guy to focus on spiritual things, not superficial things
Uncle
Told Clarisse about the "old days"
Irony
Literary device that is shown by the fact that Beatty has so much literary knowledge but condemns it nonetheless
Moths
What the books are compared to as their ripped pages fly through the air
Violent
The adjective Clarisse used to describe her peers
Cards
What the firemen are playing as the alarm rings at the end of section two
White
The color associated with Clarisse and later, Faber
Hit by a car
What Mildred says probably happened to Clarisse
Faber
The man Montag saw in the park reading
Paper
451 degrees is the temperature at which this burns
Phoenix
The mythological bird, representing purification through oppression
Radio
Faber gives Guy a two-way _____ so they can communicate
Status Quo
A Latin phrase meaning things as they are; what Granger says they must fight against
Black
The fireman who Montag "sets up" by planting books in his home
Montags
Whose home does the truck stop in front of at the end of part two
Mechanical Hound
Can hold the odor markers for 10,000 men
Bible
The book Montag begins ripping in order to convince Faber to help him
Dandelion
The flower Clarisse rubs under Montag's chin to see if he is in love
Needle
The way the hound kills its victims
Salamander
The animal that the fire truck is compared to
Children
A complete waste of time and a bother, their only purpose is to further the race, according to Mildred's friends
Jets
Symbolize the war within and without
Ecclesiastes
The book in the Bible that Montag now represents
Dover Beach
The poem that Guy reads to Mildred and her friends
Hand
The part of Guy that steals the books
Dystopia
In literature, a world of chaos where things have gone completely wrong
Coward
What Faber calls himself, because he didn't stand up for books when he had the chance
Ben Franklin
The founder of the firemen, according to their rule book
Pear
The fruit that represents lasting, mature knowledge
Apple
May represent intermediate knowledge, solid truths
Psychiatrist
Clarisse is forced to visit one of these, nexus she is considered anti-social
St. Louis
The city where Faber plans to meet his retired printer friend
Three
How many things Faber says are necessary for happiness
River
The means of Montag's escape from the hound
Railroad Tracks
Faber tells Montag to go find these and follow them to freedom
Seashell
The device that Mildred keeps in her ear all day long
Milk
May represent the type of knowledge one first digests: basic and easy to grasp
Denham's Dentifrice
The product whose ad jingle plays in the subway, distracting Montag
Mirror
The type of factory the Granger says they must build