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Major Event Timeline Fahrenheit 451

Book Club Project by Brandon Lew

Brandon Lew

on 31 October 2013

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Transcript of Major Event Timeline Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451
Timeline of Fahrenheit 451
Guy Montag is a fireman who loves setting fires. He has a wife named Mildred. The 451 from the title is the number on his helmet.
Guy Montag meets a 17 year old girl named Clarisse McClellan. She helps him enlighten his life by asking questions about love.
Rising Action/Conflict
Things get worse for Montag since he figures that his wife, tried to commit suicide by overdosing on sleeping pills.
Clarisse gets ran over by a speeding car. Montag loses his mind. He becomes very depressed.
Attempts to Recover
Guy Montag's fire chief, Beatty, shows up to his house to discuss the validity of the books he has. However, Mildred says that television is a better alternative.
Attempts to Recover
Guy Montag meets a professor named Faber who tells him that the true value of reading books. One needs to have the freedom to act the ideas presented.
The firefighters receive an alarm signal for Guy Montag's own house and Mildred leaves him for good. Captain Beatty then arrests Montag, but in the procedure Montag incinerates his captain into ashes.
Climax Continued
Before his death, Beatty has sent out a Mechanical Hound to kill Montag. He kills it with the flamethrower and runs away to Faber.
Falling Action/Resolution
Guy Montag runs away from everybody and completely changes himself. He meets a man named Granger and wants to memorize the Book of Ecclesiastes. Their goal is to rebuild a city destroyed by bombs.
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