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What did Faber design that allowed him to stay in constant contact with Montag?

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thecassidyrae2 | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 22, 2010 at 11:24 AM via web

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What did Faber design that allowed him to stay in constant contact with Montag?

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pohnpei397 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

Posted March 22, 2010 at 11:29 AM (Answer #1)

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The thing he designed is what is called "the bullet" in the book.  It is a little two-way communicator that fits in the person's ear and is about the size of a .22 caliber bullet.  He gives it to Montag just as Montag is about to leave Faber's house after the first time he goes there.

Faber has made this thing over the years because he has dreamed about leading a rebellion against the society.  He has hoped that there would be people who would go around undermining society and he, Faber, could sit there behind the scenes, telling them what to do without being in danger himself. He says this shows what a coward he is.

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pohnpei397 | College Teacher | (Level 3) Distinguished Educator

Posted March 22, 2010 at 11:29 AM (Answer #2)

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The thing he designed is what is called "the bullet" in the book.  He gives it to Montag just as Montag is about to leave Faber's house after the first time he goes there.

Faber has made this thing over the years because he has dreamed about leading a rebellion against the society.  He has hoped that there would be people who would go around undermining society and he, Faber, could sit there behind the scenes, telling them what to do without being in danger himself. He says this shows what a coward he is.

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melonamy | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted March 30, 2010 at 10:35 AM (Answer #3)

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The "bullet" a communication tool that faber create for Montag to stay incontact with him.

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