Fahrenheit 451. Part III: Burning Bright. At the end of the novel, what kind of transformation has Montag experienced? Has anyone else in the novel undergone a similar journey? Explain. Character Development: Montag.
Part III: Burning Bright
“The books leapt and danced like roasted birds, their wings ablaze with red and yellow feathers.”
“We have everything we need to be happy, but we aren’t happy. Something’s missing” (82).
“[Books] stitched the patches of the universe together into one garment for us” (83).
FREEDOM OF THOUGHT:
“The television…tells you what to think and blasts it in.”
“Remember, the firemen are rarely necessary. The public itself stopped reading of its own accord.”