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Please tell me 5 similes in part one of Fahrenheit 451 and include page numbers?I...

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fantasygrl22 | Student, Grade 10

Posted February 1, 2011 at 1:05 AM via web

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Please tell me 5 similes in part one of Fahrenheit 451 and include page numbers?

I already have the similes on page 24, 7, 13, and 14.

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schulzie | Middle School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator

Posted August 22, 2011 at 2:44 PM (Answer #1)

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Bradbury uses "extended similes".  They are longer and more involved.

pg 48: "The electric thimble moved like a praying mantis on the pillow, touched by her hand."

pg 37: "A book  lit, almost obediently, like a white pigeon, in his hands, wings fluttering. "

pg 37: "Montag's hand closed like a mouth, crushed the book with wild devotion, with an insanity of mindlessness to his chest."

pg 31: "Montag, you shin that pole like a bird up a tree."

pg 10: " She had a  very thin face like the dial of a small clock seen faintly in the dark room in the middle of a night when you waken to see the time and see the clock telling you the hour and the minute and the second, with a white silence and a glowing, all certainty and knowing what it had to tell of the night passing swiftly on toward further darknesses, but moving als toward a new sun."

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