How is our society similar to this one?
An hour of TV class, an hour of basketball or baseball or running…and more sports…bing, bing, bing…go out in
cars and race on the streets…either shouting or dancing around like wild or beating up each other…six of my
friends have been shot in the last year alone…Ten of them dies in car wrecks…they all say the same things and
nobody says anything different from anyone else….
How did Montag’s society change from an
educated and literate one to one driven by
experiences and sensationalism?
to escape with
Do you see anything familiar in the process?
What are the symptoms in the US?
What are the symptoms in East Cobb?
Why is it happening?
Are you a participant or are you like
Read “The Sieve and the Sand” section of the book.
Make notes (not collected, but for class discussion) about the
images or ideas that affected you most as you read this section.
Bonus: Create some artistic representation of one of the symbols
from this section. Be able to explain the symbol in its context and
its relevance to today. (This will be a bonus project grade)