Study Guide Questions Part 3 Fahrenheit 451

How has Beatty given Montag hints that he is under suspicion? Beatty sent the hound around Montag’s place. (pg. 52)
Who must have brought the books back from the garden? Mildred must have brought books back to the garden. (pg. 52)
Who TURNED IN AN ALARM AGAINST Montag? Mildred and her two friends (pg. 54)
What happened to Montag’s green bullet? The green bullet got hit out of his ear and Beatty took it in his pocket (pg. 54)
Why did Montag burn Beatty’s body? He threatened to pay a visit to Faber. (pg. 54)
What is Montag’s plan to escape? Montag’s plan was to go to Faber’s house, head to the river, head to the old railroad tracks, and meet up with the homeless people. (pg. 6o)
How much money did Montag give Faber? Montag gave Faber $100. (pg. 60)
How many scents can the mechanical hound remember? The mechanical hound can remember 10,000 scents. (pg. 61)
Why did Montag want Faber to turn on the air conditioning and sprinklers? Montag wanted Faber to turn on the air conditioning and sprinklers to get rid of his scent from Faber’s home and kill his trail from a hound.
Interpret: “Twenty million Montag’s running, soon, if the cameras caught him.” This quote is saying that if Montag is caught on camera he’ll be displayed on 20 million TVs. (pg. 63)
Why did the search for Montag veer inland? Montag wanted to hide his scent in the river. (pg. 65)
Who died in Montag’s place? A random person died in Montag’s place. (pg. 68)
What did Granger mean by “Welcome back from the dead.”? Granger was being funny because he was pronounced dead but he is alive.
When Granger and other likeminded people are stopped by authorities, why isn’t any incriminating evidence found? No incriminating evidence is found because the books are all memorized. (pg. 69-70)
Do you have a sense that there are other “book chapters” in other towns, and what proof do you have? I do have a sense that there are other book chapters because Granger told Montag there are chapters in towns & on the railways. There’s even a town of 27 people of a complete essay. (pg. 70-71)
What does Granger mean when he says, “You’re not important. You’re not anything.”? Granger means by this is that the books are more important not just one person. (pg. 75)
Explain the implications of the events in the last 4-5 pages. Granger and everyone talked about how they want the world back to what it used to be. This world contained books. (pg. 70-76)

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