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Even before he meets Clarisse McClellan, Guy is not an ordinary guy. He has inklings that all is not right with his world, he hasn’t turned in a clearly renegade individual (Faber, whom he me...
Captain Beatty is a bit of paradox. He’s the head honcho fireman, but he knows more about books than anyone else. He burns these texts with a fiery vengeance (wink wink), but he spends half h...
Faber is the second of Montag’s three mentors and teaches him one important lesson: it’s not about the books. Books reflect life, he explains, or at least the good ones do. He’s f...
Mildred is around in this novel to remind us what the average Joe (or Jane) is like. In a story of extraordinary people – Montag, Clarisse, Faber, Granger, and even Beatty – we need to...
Clarisse is an odd duck by this new world’s standards. She likes nature, she isn’t into violence or TV, and she’s not into vacant socializing. She’s interested in odd things...
Unlike Faber, Granger has made peace with his own rebellious inklings and devised a system to indulge them – all without getting killed (an impressive feat in this novel). He’s clearly...
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