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In "Fahrenheit 451", what are some adjectives that describe Montag, Beatty, Faber, Mildred,  Clarisse and the model society?

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mrs-campbell | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted January 11, 2009 at 10:05 AM (Answer #1)

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Montag:  Unlikely hero, restless, questioning, brave, quiet leader, seeking, changing.

Beatty:  Intelligent, intense, unhappy,

Faber:  Sincere, eager, supressed potential, helpful, selfless.

Mildred:  Shallow, impatient, materialistic, unhappy, misunderstood.

Clarisse:  "A breath of fresh air", real, alive, vibrant, dynamic, intriguing, magnetic.

The model society:  violent, ignorant, dumbed-down, unfortunate, entertained, amused, busy.

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