Fahrenheit 451 Symbolism, Imagery & Allegory
Sometimes, there’s more to Lit than meets the eye.
Fire, Heat, Light
As you might expect from a novel about burning books, there’s a whole lot of fire in Fahrenheit 451. We’re not just talking about the burning houses, either. When people are angry, they...
Insects and Other Unpleasant Animals
There are several references throughout Fahrenheit 451 to essentially yucky animals and insects (that’s the technical term). When Mildred gets her stomach pumped, the machine is like a snake. The...
Getting Naked in the River
We thought that would get your attention. When the chase draws to a close, Montag ditches his clothes, bathes in the river, and dons Faber’s attire instead. For a man who’s been through...
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