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In Fahrenheit 451, why were the alarms to burn always at night?

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akuhano | Student, Grade 11 | Salutatorian

Posted August 10, 2011 at 10:04 AM via web

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In Fahrenheit 451, why were the alarms to burn always at night?

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ryanaxman | Student, Grade 9 | eNoter

Posted August 11, 2011 at 2:49 AM (Answer #1)

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Montag said that they were always at night because it was prettier.

p39 "Is it because fire is prettier by night?"

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funny88 | Student | Honors

Posted August 23, 2011 at 7:48 AM (Answer #2)

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In the book, Montag asks the same question. He comes to a conclusion that the alarms are at night because they are prettier at night.

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