Fahrenheit 451 Archetypes

The color black BeattyFiremen=distruction
The color red Burning books Blood transfusion w/ Mildred
The color white (light) Clarice and Faber
Snake or serpent Kerosene/flame thrower – poising the world
Sun or fire Inspiration OR symbol of hellBirth and resurrection OR destruction Force of purification Symbol of wisdom and knowledge
Water or River Represents life-growthBaptism-redemption
The good mother Contradictions- we had the opposite in Mrs. Phelps and Mrs. BowlesBrings attention to the faults of this societyIf you don’t have this, then society doesn’t learn compassion and becomes coldClosest thing: Clarice
The wise old man Faber
The season of fall Death and dyingFall came during 3rd step to enlightenment

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