Is this summary on Fahrenheit 451 accurate and well written?

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Content-wise, your paragraph is pretty accurate.  There is only one grammar error.  You should change "gave" to "gives" so it says "Clarisse gives Montag a newfound desire...."  This is because the rest of your paragraph is in the present tense, but "gave" is in the past tense.  I would also...

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Content-wise, your paragraph is pretty accurate.  There is only one grammar error.  You should change "gave" to "gives" so it says "Clarisse gives Montag a newfound desire...."  This is because the rest of your paragraph is in the present tense, but "gave" is in the past tense.  I would also add something a little more specific about the ending.  You can do this while sticking to seven sentences.  You might add, for example, that the people who save him are "book covers," seeking to pass on the books to the next generation.  You can refer to these links for help on writing your summary.  Good job!

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