Essays Tagged: "Clarisse"

The Hope of the Phoenix

was nothing. His wife Mildred did not love him at all, and his only friend (that he could remember) Clarisse died in a car crash. All of sudden, he was not happy, but he did not know why. He thought m ...

(4 pages) 56 1 4.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies > Mythology

This is an essay on one of my favorite books written by one of the greatest authors Ray Bradbury.

the bit of understanding in his environment, this makes his life hollow. Then we are introduced to Clarisse McClellan, a young woman who opens his mind, teaches him to walk in the rain and rub dandel ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Guy Montag in Fahrenheit 451, and his duality.

ntag's life.The book has several subtle hints to what causes the change. First of all, I think that Clarisse, the sixteen-year-old girl (going on seventeen), influenced Montag a lot. After they met, t ... e really good friends, and they began to talk seriously to each other, and not just talk playfully. Clarisse continued to tell Montag things the way she saw them, and she talked to him a lot about thi ...

(3 pages) 48 0 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"451 Fahrenheit" by Bradbury.

his life, but as the story advances Montag's life changes drastically. He meets a young girl named Clarisse who is considered weird by the society. Clarisse opens his eyes to the world as it is. Aski ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Fahrenheit 451" and Guy Montag.

f his society into a person who challenges the laws and eventually becomes an "outcast".In the book Clarisse McClellan, the 17-years old girl, questions Montag about his life now and the life he has a ... l, questions Montag about his life now and the life he has always lived. Near the start of the book Clarisse asks Montag "are you happy" (10), a question that makes him admit later on that "he is not ...

(3 pages) 85 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A description and analysis of the novel "Fahrenheit 451".

t read is how things are supposed to be. Towards the middle of the book he meets a young girl named Clarisse. She is free-spirited, andstrange compared to the world around her. She shakes Montag up, a ... t know how to think for themselves.Not too soon after the beginning Montag meets a young girl named Clarisse. He finds her to be different from the rest of the people. She doesn't enjoy school, and sh ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Fahrenheit 451. protagonists serve as catalysts in setting characters free by pulling them out of hiding and leading them to their own recognition

le to see the world for what it really is. In these two novels the protagonists Randle McMurphy and Clarisse McClellan serve as catalysts in setting characters free by pulling them out of hiding and l ... that the fog blankets the entire ward is an ironic indication that his own fog is beginning to lift.Clarisse McClellan served as a catalyst in setting Montag "free," she opens Montag's eyes to the bea ...

(6 pages) 30 0 5.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Fahrenheit 451 By: Tan Ly

ue of his profession and his life when he developed a friendship with a 16 years old neighbor named Clarisse McClellan. Her humanistic outlook and inquisitive nature prompted Montag to examine himself ... e scenes that he had witnessed and the thoughts of guiltiness from his career. When he learned that Clarisse had been killed for more than a week from his wife, Millie, his conditions worsened.The nex ...

(5 pages) 108 2 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Essay on Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

. I will start by discussing Ray Bradbury's diction, the themes presented so far, and the character Clarisse.Personally speaking, I admire Ray Bradbury's style of writing. He writes intellectual books ... cially unique. One of the parts in the book that I think is most interesting is: "One drop of rain. Clarisse. Another drop. Mildred. A third. The uncle. A fourth. The fire tonight. One, Clarisse. Two, ...

(5 pages) 102 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Changes in Fahrenheit 451

is quote symbolizes the importance of ignorance in the society in which Guy lives. Before Guy meets Clarisse, he thinks his life is relatively good. Clarisse attempts to open his eyes to the real worl ... eliefs the people's first reactions are to defend their customs. This is why Guy becomes defensive. Clarisse provokes Montag, by asking him personal questions, which he does not know the answer to. Ye ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Farenheit 451: Character Analysis, Plot Summary, General Analysis, and Alternate Ending

ent. Conversely, Beatty despises books and the people who harbor them and is deceitfully perceptive.Clarisse McClellanClarisse is an extremely happy seventeen-year-old girl who happens upon Montag and ... Immediately after the exposition of the novel, Montag meets a confident but gentle girl. This girl, Clarisse McClellan, takes pleasure in asking arbitrary yet incisive question. Montag stops to listen ...

(9 pages) 94 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Outline over Fahrenheit 451*

m.D) Professor Faber1. Retired English Professor.2. A man who has many books and craves for more.E) Clarisse McClellan1. A beautiful seventeen-year-old who introduces montag to the beauty and meaning ... nce 1990.B) Place1. In and around an unspecified city.III. PlotA) Montag encounters Clarisse McClellan1. She opens his eyes to the emptiness of his life with her innocently pen ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Themes of fahrenheit 451

t is someone's fire can light another's path. This is the most important theme in the novel because Clarisse McClellan lit a path for Guy Montag, then Montag lit a path for Mildred Montag, and Montag ... Faber. The primary reason that supports the theme someone's fire can light another's path is Clarisse's fire lit a path for Guy Montag. Clarisse is a beautiful seventeen year-old with a slender ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

How the book Fahrenheit 451 compares life in 1953 to today

er cars which result in much larger speed limits, so people could get where they want a lot faster. Clarisse and Montag make it obvious to the readers that they live in a fast-paced world when they fi ... obvious to the readers that they live in a fast-paced world when they first meet each other. Before Clarisse runs into her house, they notice how fast drivers go that they "don't know what grass is, o ...

(2 pages) 47 2 3.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Fahrenheit 451: Comparsion between the Book and Film

to note is that the same actress, Julie Christie, plays both Linda (Mildred's name in the film) and Clarisse. When looking at this casting decision, one can deduce that the film director, Frances Truf ... the two women are dramatically different in their beliefs, Montag continually searches for signs of Clarisse's energy and enthusiasm in his wife. Montag is not focusing upon their physical appearance; ...

(1 pages) 27 0 2.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discussion of differences between Clarisse and Mildred in Farhenheit 451.

While both Clarisse and Mildred are not main characters, they are extremely important supporting characters in ... Montag open up and show his true, inner feelings.In the first section of the novel, it never gives Clarisse a true age. She only makes this simple statement: "I'm seventeen and I'm crazy" [Bradbury 7 ... 7], implying she is in her late teens and putting explanation to her odd behavior. Guy Montag finds Clarisse on his way home from the fire station one late evening and offers to walk her home since sh ...

(3 pages) 32 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Changes in montag, fahrenheit 451

"Mildred", who is addicted to Television and radio, did not care about Montag's feelings. However; Clarisse and Faber played a big role in Montag's life. Montag is a metaphor for a numbed society and ... evolves into his real human self throughout the book.Montag's first awakening starts when he meets Clarisse,. A 17 year old girl, who liked to smell things and look at things, and sometimes stay up a ...

(5 pages) 56 0 4.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Approach Paper on "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury.

eading.In the beginning of the novel, Montag develops a relationship with his 17 year old neighbor, Clarisse McClellan. Clarisse proves to be an inquisitive young individual, who often questions why t ...

(4 pages) 26 0 4.3 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Character Analysis from Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451"

n the jobs he carries out. His change, though, soon begins when he meets with a peculiar girl named Clarisse.Clarisse makes Montag actually think, an uncommon thing in this peculiar society. Her pure ...

(1 pages) 12 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Theme of Knowledge in "Farenheit 451"

, "a world with no books will offer no minority." (Ray Bradbury; Starmont Reader's Guide 31, pg. 44)Clarisse is an example of the way things used to be as well. Instead of wanting to know how a thing ...

(2 pages) 24 0 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American