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
At the end of the novel, what kind of transformation has Montag experienced?
Beatty says, “Old Montag wanted to fly near the sun and now that he’s burnt his damn wings, he wonders why. Didn’t I hint enough when I sent the hound around your place?
“The books leapt and danced like roasted birds, their wings ablaze with red and yellow feathers.”
Re-read the detailed description of the Hound and the passage about Montag’s battle with the Hound.
“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.”