Fahrenheit 451 Part 1 Questions 97 03


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Fahrenheit 451 Part 1 Questions 97 03

  1. 1. Fahrenheit 451 Pages 24-31 “The Society” <ul><li>What do the firemen like to do for fun? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the mechanical hound programmed to do? </li></ul><ul><li>What does the captain tell him that may be wrong about the hound? </li></ul><ul><li>How often does Montag encounter Clarisse? </li></ul><ul><li>What two things does Clarisse ask </li></ul><ul><li>to do that he surprisingly does (29)? </li></ul><ul><li>7. Why isn’t Clarisse in school? </li></ul><ul><li>8. Clarisse explains the life of a teenager to Montag. </li></ul><ul><li>Jot down her description. </li></ul>
  2. 2. Fahrenheit 451 Pages 31 – 40 “A Fireman’s Life” <ul><li>How does Montag feel when Clarisse disappears? </li></ul><ul><li>What description of the firemen does Montag note when he is playing cards with them? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the rules of firemen established by Benjamin Franklin in 1790? </li></ul><ul><li>What does the woman do that is upsetting as the fireman pull her books and magazines from the attic? </li></ul><ul><li>Ultimately what does the woman decide to do as her books and magazines burn? </li></ul><ul><li>Jot down the quote that </li></ul><ul><li>Beatty recites on page 40. </li></ul><ul><li>What do you suppose that quote </li></ul><ul><li>means in relation to this book? </li></ul>
  3. 3. Fahrenheit 451 Pages 41 – 53 “Montag and Mildred” <ul><li>What does Montag carry back with him from the fire? </li></ul><ul><li>What startling fact can Montag and Mildred not remember? </li></ul><ul><li>What is it that upsets Montag when Mildred tries to calm him with a TV show? </li></ul><ul><li>What does Montag try to get Mildred to do when they are driving down the highway? </li></ul><ul><li>How does Mildred react? </li></ul><ul><li>What does Montag want to do that Mildred doesn’t understand? </li></ul><ul><li>What is Montag afraid of outside his house? </li></ul><ul><li>How does Mildred react to the story of the burning woman? </li></ul><ul><li>What does Montag tell her she wants to do? </li></ul><ul><li>How would you describe Montag and Mildred’s relationship ? </li></ul>
  4. 4. Fahrenheit 451 Pages 53-63 “History Revealed” <ul><li>Who drives up to Montag’s home when he is late for work? </li></ul><ul><li>What does Montag make sure is hidden under the pillow? </li></ul><ul><li>What does Beatty say every fireman needs to know? </li></ul><ul><li>What does Beatty say happens the 20 th century advances? </li></ul><ul><li>Describe how the world stops thinking, according to Beatty. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the key emphasis of life, other than thinking, according to Beatty? </li></ul><ul><li>Why does Beatty say society decided to burn books (59)? </li></ul><ul><li>What nickname does Beatty give the firemen (61)? </li></ul><ul><li>What does Beatty say books are about? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Fahrenheit 451 Pages 63-68 “Montag Changed” <ul><li>What does Mildred suggests Montag do since he’s confused and upset? (what she does if she feels the same way) </li></ul><ul><li>What does Montag reveal to Mildred that shocks her? </li></ul><ul><li>How does Mildred react? </li></ul><ul><li>What does Montag convince her to do? </li></ul><ul><li>What do you suppose Ray Bradbury titled Part 1 “The Hearth and the Salamander”? (think about the definition from the scavenger hunt) </li></ul>