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FC: Fahrenheit 451 | By: Ray Bradury

1: Guy Montag is a fireman who meets Clarisse, a seventeen year-old girl who shows Guy how unhappy he really his with his life.

2: His wife (Mildred) then takes every pill she has in her possession. She overdoses, which seams to be normal in their town.

3: Guy has an unusual job, unlike firemen today, Guy actually starts the fires and burns books. And if people stay inside their homes after being caught with books, they get burned alive.

4: Guy steals a book before a lady's house is burned. Guy then hides it under his pillow. He also feels guilt because she did not want to part with her house nor books, therefore she burned alive.

5: After taking another set of sleeping pills, Mildred tells Guy that the reason he hasn't seen Clarisse is because she got hit by a car.

6: When Beatty comes over to talk about the history of the town and community, Mildred starts to tidy out the room and both her and Beatty discover Guy's hidden book.

7: "We must all be alike. Not everyone born free and equal, as the constitution says, but everyone made equal . . . A book is a loaded gun in the house next door. Burn it. Take the shot from the weapon. Breach man’s mind." - Beatty

8: OUR HERO | Guy is ordered by Beatty to burn Clarisse's home by himself with a flamethrower and to stay inside the house. Guy is being punished for reading books, meeting with a professor, and having an open mind. Guy then kills Beatty and a hound injects Guy. | After questioning the chief about books and firemen in the past, he then went behind Beatty's back and met with Faber, who is a retired English professor.

9: In conclusion, Guy is being chased for murder and becoming open-minded. Clarisse and Faber should him that there was something about books that were interesting and that there was something different out of the city. | Guy was able to run away to the country and escape the hound. While leaving the city he met a homeless man named Granger, that help him get away.

10: c | In conclusion, Guy is being chased for murder and becoming open-minded. Clarisse and Faber should him that there was something about books that were interesting and that there was something different out of the city.

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