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Fahrenheit 451 Final Exam Study Guide

  • Things You Should Know:

     

    •          What event is the climax of the story?  Why is this the climax?

     

    •          What must Montag learn to do first before the climax of the story can occur? Why?

     

    •          What does Faber say must happen to society before there can be a “rebirth”?  How does that relate to the symbol of the Phoenix?

     

    •          Which characteristics of Science Fiction does the novel follow? Why does Bradbury use the sci-fi genre?

     

    •          How is the society in Fahrenheit like a dystopia? What is the purpose of using a dystopian setting?

     

     

    •          How are Beatty and Faber alike?

     

    •          How are Beatty and Faber different?

     

    •          Why does Bradbury use the symbols of the "Sand and the Sieve" as his chapter title for Part 2?  Why does he use the title “Burning Bright” for Part 3?

     

    •          What are the four things Faber says something must have in order for it to be as worthy as a book?

     

    •          What is the message Bradbury is trying to make about technology?

     

    •          What is the message Bradbury is trying to make about conformity?

     

    •          What is the message Bradbury is trying to make about censorship?

     

     

     

    Literary Terms to Know:

     

    Foil                    Imagery                Symbolism            Dystopia           Metaphor     

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