Essays Tagged: "fireman"

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury - The Meetings between Montag and Clarisse

y that hasbanned books. Firemen that start fires are used to burn the books when they are found.One fireman, Guy Montag, remembers a time before book burning and tries to right thishorrible metropolis ...

(2 pages) 52 0 4.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

book burning and censorship in Ray Bradbury's futuristic fiction "Fahrenheit 451"

ith the problems that the ignorance causedby these two things creates.The story is of Guy Montag, a fireman. A man who loves to burn books, or so he thinks.In his generation, the world has gone to pot ...

(3 pages) 146 1 4.2 Jan/1995

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

"Fahrenheit 451", by Ray Bradbury

to any house that has a book in it. At least that's the way it was for Guy Montag.Guy Montag was a fireman and in the future, a firefighters job wasn't to stop fires, but it was actually to start the ... use the possession of books was a great sin, his wife reported him to the firemen. Guy soon kills 3 fireman, including the chief, and escapes with a professor by the name of Faber.Guy and the professo ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.5 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Report On the two Main events in Terrorism.

.m. The bomb was inside a rental truck and blew out half of the nine-story building. The police and fireman pulled out men, woman, and children for 2 weeks. 168 people died in the bombing and the city ...

(1 pages) 84 0 3.8 Jul/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

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

eit 451, the temperature at which book-paper catches fire, and burns. The story is of Guy Montag, a fireman. A man who loves to burn books, or so he thinks.In his generation, the world has gone to pot ...

(3 pages) 55 0 3.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Guy Montag in Fahrenheit 451, and his duality.

Guy Montag, the main character in Fahrenheit 451, goes through a huge change. He starts out to be a fireman; someone who burns banned books (a book that is illegal to have or read because it is though ... a criminal if you owned a banned book, or even if you read it. Montag changed a great deal, from a fireman who burns books, to a criminal who reads, and owns books. He does this to try and change soc ...

(3 pages) 48 0 2.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"451 Fahrenheit" by Bradbury.

hem - the right to think for yourself. The main character of the book is Guy Montag, who works as a fireman, but instead of putting out fires his job is to burn books. In the beginning Montag is happy ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Fahrenheit 451" and Guy Montag.

about Guy MontagThroughout the book Fahrenheit 451, Guy Montag changes from a relatively "typical" fireman who follows the laws of his society into a person who challenges the laws and eventually bec ...

(3 pages) 85 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What is one word that you like to be changed?

o men. A lot of these words are in reference to occupations. Such words include mailman, policeman, fireman, etc. Words are very important because they affect the way we see ourselves and treat others ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.3 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

"Fahrenheit 451", by Robert Frost.

on and other technologies. Firemen set fires to books, instead of help putting out fires. Montag, a fireman responsible for many book burnings, suddenly has a change of heart, and rebels against every ...

(3 pages) 80 2 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

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

im to have mixed feelings about weather or not he is satisfied with his life, and if he should be a fireman. At the end he is convinced and sure of his decision that burning books is not right. He is ... lopment, which are: burning books is good, then he questions himself, third he is sure that being a fireman is not for him, and books should be read.Montag, at first, believes that burning books is a ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Sex Stereotypes and Gender Inequality.

m...' (Time magazine, 15 May 1989)Secretary, homemaker, florist, nurse, and primary school teacher. Fireman, truck driver, bulldozer operator and lawyer. Just looking at these professions and I am sur ...

(10 pages) 476 3 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

An analysis of Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451", evaluating the symbols of the story. Titled: Symbolic Cogitations

foreshadowing of what may result of this, Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451" depicts the struggle of a fireman in a world of 'equality' and censorship. Guy Montag's troubled character in was conflicted w ... ons.The salamander and the hearth are both symbols revealed in chapter one. Both are symbols of the fireman crew that burned books for a living. The salamander, in mythology, is capable of living in a ...

(3 pages) 44 1 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A child called "It" By: Tan Ly

He and his two brothers were blessed with the perfect family. David's father, Stephen Joseph was a fireman working in San Francisco. David's mother, Catherine Roerva was an averaged size woman who wa ...

(3 pages) 90 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Fahrenheit 451 By: Tan Ly

of the protagonist, Guy Montag, who at the start of the story takes pleasure in his profession as a fireman. His job is not to put out fires-houses are now fireproofed-but rather to set fires to burn ... as the two men grow to trust one another, Faber became a mentor to Montag, sharing insight with the fireman and conspiring with him to have copies of the books that he made. Faber gave Montag a small ...

(5 pages) 108 2 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Symbolic Dystopia presented in Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451

ary. However, no one imagined the creation he would write some thirty years later. First titled The Fireman, Fahrenheit 451 soon gained interest because of the anti-utopian setting in which the novel ... nd the looming dread of communism during the Cold War.Fahrenheit 451 revolves around the image of a fireman, not as a symbol of preservation, but as a being of destruction of man's knowledge. Mogen ex ...

(9 pages) 182 1 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Fahrenhiet 451

ires; they burn the evil books because of their sin. And who is the heartless, unfeeling, cold-warm fireman, Guy Montag. His father was a fireman, and his father in turn, so what other job could there ...

(3 pages) 20 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare and contrast between Firefighter and Paramedic

Target : CitizensFireman Vs. ParamedicSaving lives is the ultimate goal for both a fireman and paramedic, but their t ... ated amount of clinical hours, and current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) course. During both fireman and paramedic training, both require extensive hands on , both can be mentally and physicall ... ng, and both need Cardiopulmonary Restitution(CPR) training. One of the most important aspects of a fireman and paramedics job is a constant concern for not only their safety but for the safety of eve ...

(2 pages) 89 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

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

CharactersGuy MontagGuy is a new-age fireman who suddenly realizes that his life is meaningless and starts to search for significances in ... t and is, himself, extremely intelligent.Plot In a futuristic American city, Guy Montag is a fireman. This society's firemen start fires instead of putting them out. The firemen are responsible ... d kept from many previous fires. From reading these books, Montag had refrained form being a fireman. His captain, Beatty, comes to his door to see what the matter is. Beatty explains to Montag ...

(9 pages) 94 1 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Farenheit 451 by Ray Bradburry

cter, Guy Montag, and his wife, Mildred, best represent these depictions of society.Guy Montag is a fireman. In the future firemen don't fight fires but fuel them. "Ooh, mommy look. Firemen. Mommy, th ... of rebellion and change.Up until one day when Montag meets a strange girl he is little more than a fireman who lives without thinking or feeling. " It was a pleasure to burn". This girl is unlike any ...

(2 pages) 42 0 0.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American