What are example of irony in part one of Fahrenheit 451?
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In Ray Bradbury's novel, "Fahrenheit 451" the irony in part one is that Montag is introduced to the reader as a fireman. As the reader we naturally think of firemen as people who put out fires. Bradbury has created the situational irony in this story by having Montag be a fireman who starts fires. He goes into people's homes and burns their books. He is asked by Clarisse if firemen ever put fires out and he told her that was crazy and it was silly to think that way. Firemen were there to help control the population by burning books.
Another twist of irony is that Montag becomes enthralled with books himself. He begins stealing and hiding the books he is supposed to be burning.
- Millie calls tv her fam, but doesnt call montag her HUSBAND.
The irony of the novel is that they are firemen but they do not put them out but they start them.
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