March 6 2014
How does Bardbury use this passage to prepare you for later events in the
Do you ever wonder what goes through a character's mind? What makes them
do what they do? Even though you read their every thought, they still do what no one
could imagine? This story is a great example of that. This suspenseful story takes place
In the future where things have changed drastically. This novel,
by Ray Bradbury, has a very adventurous atmosphere. There is major drama between
the characters, death seeking situations, and even murder. Bradbury uses this dramatic
passage to prepare us for future events in this novel. The main character, Guy Montag
is a loyal firefighter, but a major twist comes upon him. What kind of twist? Well, you’ll
just have to read on.
After I read this passage, I felt like something clicked in Montags mind. Almost
like he had finally realize the power he had, and the effect he has on people. One
example of foreshadowing in this novel was when the old man runs away from Montag
in fear. He is viewed as an intimidating figure of authority. This tells me that later on in
this novel, he is required to hide to keep himself safe. I think this because the book
earlier shows his subtle interest in books, and a reading fireman is completely
unacceptable. He is a contradiction to himself.
I think of a later events in this novel, and i’m picturing Montag in a dangerous
situation. Bradbury created this effect by clueing to us how adventurous and thrill
seeking Montag really is on the inside. Faber really stresses that he knows and feels he
is mentally alive, unlike the rest of the world he lives in. Faber is a bit of a coward, so in
order to communicate with Montag in this novel, Faber gives him a Green Bullet. The ...