Rejestracja   Zaloguj się

Encyclopedia Brown Vocabulary Quiz 490

Cena: 1,00 zł
Ilość: szt.

• CS1 maint: others • Memoir Summary Climax • Timelines The UK premiere of Bradbury's stage adaptation was not until 2003 in Nottingham, [97] while it took until 2006 before the Godlight Theatre Company produced and performed its New York City premiere at 59E59 Theaters. [98] After the completion of the New York run, the production then transferred to the Edinburgh Festival where it was a 2006 Edinburgh Festival Pick of the Fringe. [99] • Advertise and seeking meaningful knowledge are criminal acts. Television and sleeping • 9 Predictions for the future • Professor Faber • Important Skills Every Proofreader Must Have

In writing the short novel Fahrenheit 451, I thought I was describing a world that might evolve in four or five decades. But only a few weeks ago, in Beverly Hills one night, a husband and wife passed me, walking their dog. I stood staring after them, absolutely stunned. The woman held in one hand a small cigarette-package-sized radio, its antenna quivering. From this sprang tiny copper wires which ended in a dainty cone plugged into her right ear. There she was, oblivious to man and dog, listening to far winds and whispers and soap-opera cries, sleep-walking, helped up and down curbs by a husband who might just as well not have been there. This was not fiction. [82] • Louisa May Alcott (1) As a result of Montag's concern about how he will act when he and Beatty next meet, Faber shows Montag one of his inventions — a two-way, Seashell Radio-like communication device that resembles a small green bullet and fits into the ear. Through the use of this device, Faber can be in constant contact with Montag, and he promises to support him if Beatty attempts to intimidate Montag. Through the use of Faber's spying invention, they listen to Captain Beatty together. ● Summary and Analysis - Part Two - The Sieve and the Sand • I Sing the Body Electric (1962) 'You felt sorry for her, you felt sorry for her?' Mr. Gilmer seemed ready to rise to the ceiling." Page 197 • Environment

One Crazy Summer Cecile the terrifying news that overdoses are very common in this futuristic • History of the Fireman in Fahrenheit 451 }, {"911":911}]; Click here to view our Privacy Notice. Easy unsubscribe links are provided in every email. Genres • • " The Aqueduct" (1979)

• Do Not Sell My Info In To Kill A Mockingbird, Harper Lee shows many instances in which prejudice takes place in Maycomb County. Prejudice is shown towards Boo Radley, Tom Robinson, and Walter Cunningham, in which people’s perspectives about others are determined before getting to know them. Prejudice is a common theme throughout the whole novel, and this affects how society was viewed in this time of history. One of the first indications that Boo Radley wants to be friendly toward the children and has noticed their interest in him is his knot-hole gifts. By leaving simple, harmless and thoughtful gifts for them, it becomes clear that Boo is a good person, which differs markedly from Scout and Jem's original feelings about him. Scout does not realize that the gifts may be a gift from Boo, although Jem is suspicious. Later on, Scout understands. • How to Read TABE Test Scores Man that is depressing. Because he’s the third and final mentor figure, and because his big speech is the hallmark of Part Three, Granger gets to set the final tone for the novel. Is the reader going to come away dismally depressed, or cheerfully optimistic? For one reason or another, Granger remains hopeful. “The wonderful thing about man,” says Granger, “[is that] he never gets so discouraged […] that he gives up. […] He knows very well it is important and worth the doing.” Granger’s words stay with Montag (and with the reader) even after the city is bombed to the ground. • Kent Haruf (1) • Signed & Special Editions • Architecture • This Week in History In these videos, find out what happened this week (or any week!) in history. In the 2019 film Escape Room, the title of the book is used as a false clue in the first stage that causes the room to heat up to the namesake temperature gradually, pressuring players to find a way out or face a fiery death. • ^ Gaiman, Neil (May 31, 2016). "Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451, and what science fiction is and does". The View from the Cheap Seats. HarperCollins. p. 180. ISBN 978-0-06-226226-4. He called the Los Angeles fire department and asked them at what temperature paper burned. Fahrenheit 451, somebody told him. He had his title. It didn't matter if it was true or not. • " Is That You, Herb?" (2003) Chapter 25 • analysing site traffic and usage • Dandelion Wine (1957) • ^ Sova, Dawn B. (2006). Literature suppressed on social grounds. New York, NY: Facts On File. pp. 133–135.

Thanks for your comment, Anna. This is also why it is so critical that teachers, administrators, and community members KNOW exactly what the Core says. It is too easy to rely on others without checking the facts/ evidence! • Art and Design - Questions & Answers “There are some men in this world who are born to do our unpleasant jobs for us. Your father’s one of them.” — Miss Maudie Atkinson Montag then continues on to Faber's home. Faber gives him instructions to follow a particular set of railroad tracks and meet up with a group of homeless intellectuals. Faber promises to meet him in St. Louis sometime in the future, after he takes the Bible to his friend with the printing press. He tells Montag he has heard on the radio that a new Mechanical Hound has been sent out to follow Montag. With a suitcase of Faber's clothes, Montag flees. • The October Country (1955) • 12 Notes • College 101: College Readiness • Welsh Second Language (WJEC) window.modules["nav-dropdown-button.client"] = [function(require,module,exports){"use strict";const dom=require(2),visibility=require(5),{reportSearch:reportSearch}=require(50);function getNextSiblings(e){const t=[];let i=e;for(;i=i.nextElementSibling;)t.push(i);return t}function getMainChildren(e,t){let i=[],n=e.firstChild;for(;n=n.nextElementSibling;)n.contains(t)?n.isSameNode(t)||(i=i.concat(getMainChildren(n,t))):i.push(n);return i}function isMobile(){return visibility.getViewportWidth()<768}function initializeHeight(e){let t,i,n,o,l,s,r;isMobile()||(t=dom.find(e,".dropdown-body"),i=dom.find(e,".dropdown-body-scroll"),n=visibility.getPageOffset(t).top,o=Math.max(0,n-window.scrollY),s=(l=visibility.getViewportHeight())-o||0,r=Math.max(500,s-65),`${r}px`)}module.exports=(e=>{let t;const i=e.querySelector(".nav-dropdown-button-trigger"),n=dom.find("body"),o=dom.find(".top"),l=dom.find(".confetti-list"),s=dom.find(".nav-dropdown-button_nymag-homepage"),r=dom.find("")||o,c=dom.find('[data-editable="main"]'),a=dom.closest(e,".page-header"),d=a?a.querySelectorAll(""):"",g=a?a.querySelectorAll(""):"",u=a?a.querySelectorAll(""):"",f=a?a.querySelectorAll(".confetti-image.orange2"):"",m=a?a.querySelectorAll(""):"",p=a?a.querySelectorAll(".confetti-image.purple"):"",h=a?a.querySelectorAll(".confetti-image.yellow"):"",y=e.querySelectorAll(".dropdown-nav-search-form");function b(e){let t=e.currentTarget,i=t.querySelector(".nav-search-input"),n=i?i.value.split(" "):[];e.preventDefault(),reportSearch(n,()=>t.submit())}i.addEventListener("click",()=>{initializeHeight(e),v()});for(let e=0,t=y.length;e (function(e){e.classList.remove("c-right","c-rightdown","c-left","c-leftdown")})(e))},500)}()):(i.setAttribute("aria-expanded","true"),t=window.scrollY),e.classList.toggle("closed"),e.classList.toggle("open"),n.classList.toggle("disabled"),a&&!y&&r?(w(r),function(){const i=e.classList.contains("open")?0:t;window.scrollTo({top:i})}()):a&&e.isSameNode(s)&&function(){if(o.contains(e)){const e=getMainChildren(o,s);S(e),w(o)}if(c.contains(e)){const e=getMainChildren(c,s);o.classList.toggle("hidden-component"),w(c),S(e)}e.classList.toggle("open-mobile")}()}function w(e){S(getNextSiblings(e))}function S(e){e.forEach(e=>{e.classList.toggle("hidden-component")})}n.addEventListener("click",t=>{!e.contains("open")&&v()}),document.addEventListener("keydown",t=>{27===t.keyCode&&e.classList.contains("open")&&v()})}); • Live Media Events • Main character is Guy Montag, a fireman who burns books • Writing Skills for Business • " The Long Rain" (1950) NOW AN HBO FILM STARRING MICHAEL B. JORDAN AND MICHAEL SHANNON • " The Veldt" (1950) your job! - by solving the murder and scooping the Star. • You are what you read evident that Montag’s character is completely revolutionized as he searches for the truth and What can I do to resolve this? • • • Language: The “mild” swear words are used abundantly. Many oaths sworn using the name of Diety. A couple of other swear words used. By signing up for this email, you are agreeing to news, offers, and information from Encyclopaedia Britannica. • The Uplift War by David Brin (1988) • Type of Work: Novel • Introduction to To Kill a Mockingbird way for firemen to demonstrate the uselessness of literature. The • Quotation • Book Reviews }, {"796":796,"851":851,"865":865,"895":895}]; • Sign in • Art & Art History A very short novel, with a lot of feel of Orwell's 1984. A novel that emphasizes the value of written legacy, books, and free will. An interesting read, with lots of moments and quotations to remember, but somewhat far from the dazzling 1984 experience. I wrote this book at a time when I was worried about the way things were going in this country four years ago. Too many people were afraid of their shadows; there was a threat of book burning. Many of the books were being taken off the shelves at that time. And of course, things have changed a lot in four years. Things are going back in a very healthy direction. But at the time I wanted to do some sort of story where I could comment on what would happen to a country if we let ourselves go too far in this direction, where then all thinking stops, and the dragon swallows his tail, and we sort of vanish into a limbo and we destroy ourselves by this sort of action. • Quiz & Worksheet - Collective Action Theory unhappy with his life that he was ready to die. Fabulous- - great excerpts on every page - A STAND FOR INTOLERANCE!!! • PLACE English: Literary Genres & Forms Serving Schools Bangor Maine • The Mechanical Hound • Communications and Journalism • English–Malay Dill is the precocious playmate of Scout. He lives with his aunts because his mother is unable to take care of him. • S. J. Watson (1) • The Veldt (1988) • Children's Social Science Guy Montag is a "fireman" employed to burn houses containing outlawed books. He is married but has no children. One fall night while returning from work, he meets his new neighbour, a teenage girl named Clarisse McClellan, whose free-thinking ideals and liberating spirit cause him to question his life and his own perceived happiness. Montag returns home to find that his wife Mildred has overdosed on sleeping pills, and he calls for medical attention. Two uncaring EMTs pump Mildred's stomach, drain her poisoned blood, and fill her with new blood. After the EMTs leave to rescue another overdose victim, Montag goes outside and overhears Clarisse and her family talking about the way life is in this hedonistic, illiterate society. Montag's mind is bombarded with Clarisse's subversive thoughts and the memory of his wife's near-death. Over the next few days, Clarisse faithfully meets Montag each night as he walks home. She tells him about how her simple pleasures and interests make her an outcast among her peers and how she is forced to go to therapy for her behavior and thoughts. Montag looks forward to these meetings, and just as he begins to expect them, Clarisse goes missing. He senses something is wrong. [18] In writing the short novel Fahrenheit 451, I thought I was describing a world that might evolve in four or five decades. But only a few weeks ago, in Beverly Hills one night, a husband and wife passed me, walking their dog. I stood staring after them, absolutely stunned. The woman held in one hand a small cigarette-package-sized radio, its antenna quivering. From this sprang tiny copper wires which ended in a dainty cone plugged into her right ear. There she was, oblivious to man and dog, listening to far winds and whispers and soap-opera cries, sleep-walking, helped up and down curbs by a husband who might just as well not have been there. This was not fiction. [82] • Nathan Radley agrees to help. Faber feels he has been a coward, afraid to fight the There’s a brief passage in Chris Buckley’s introduction to the new edition in which he quotes from a letter written to Heller by Stephen Ambrose the historian: “For sixteen years,” Ambrose wrote, I have been waiting for the great anti-war book which I knew WWII must produce. I rather doubted, however, that it would come out of America; I would have guessed Germany. I am happy to have been wrong. Thank you.” Language: I was satisfied with that for a while, and I kept on rereading Catch-22 with even more defiant pleasure. But after a while, probably after the time I spent writing Explaining Hitler, I began to rethink that defense, and to find it deficient. And re-examining the book opened the door to a new way of looking at Catch-22, one that saw it as even more profound. Latest Courses• Massachusetts Real Estate Salesperson Exam: Study Guide & Practice Glossary • Characters • ^ Genzlinger, Neil (March 25, 2006). "Godlight Theater's 'Fahrenheit 451' Offers Hot Ideas for the Information Age". The New York Times . Retrieved August 10, 2013. • Community Guidelines and his wife. He thinks about her TV “family,” with its empty dramas The other great depiction of overcoming prejudice is the transformation of Scout’s relationship with Boo Radley. Early on Atticus gives his famous quote: “you never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view … until you climb into his skin and walk around in it” (39). The entire book can be understood, as I see it, as an unpacking of this assertion. It resurfaces again and again throughout the story, but especially in the drama surrounding Boo Radley. • The Issue of Censorship and Fahrenheit 451 BBC Radio produced a dramatization by Gregory Evans of the novel in 1982, [102] starring Michael Pennington as Montag. [103] It was broadcast again on February 12, 2012, and April 7 and 8, 2013, on BBC Radio 4 Extra. [104] • Epitaph (33) • • Use dmy dates from February 2019 • The Big Time by Fritz Leiber (1958) A new film adaptation directed by Ramin Bahrani and starring Michael B. Jordan, Michael Shannon, Sofia Boutella, and Lilly Singh was released in 2018 for HBO. [95] [96] Theater [ edit ] • Farewell Summer (2006) 978-0-7432-4722-1 (current cover edition) • ^ Reid, Robin Anne (2000). Ray Bradbury: A Critical Companion. Critical Companions to Popular Contemporary Writers. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. pp. 59–60. ISBN 0-313-30901-9. • ^ De Koster, Katie, ed. (2000). Readings on Fahrenheit 451. Literary Companion Series. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press. p. 164. ISBN 1-56510-857-4. A special limited-edition version of the book with an asbestos cover was printed in 1953. • Beyond This Horizon by Robert A. Heinlein (1943) • Roblox Furthermore, she is unable to recall how she met Montag and how their relationship started, nor does she care. She even accidentally overdoses on sleeping pills, and when Montag confronts her, she refuses to believe it happened. She is solely focused on her part in the interactive television show that will occur later that day. The Salamander: Fireproof Lizard • window.modules["837"] = [function(require,module,exports){var baseIsEqual=require(819),get=require(48),hasIn=require(849),isKey=require(848),isStrictComparable=require(850),matchesStrictComparable=require(846),toKey=require(803),COMPARE_PARTIAL_FLAG=1,COMPARE_UNORDERED_FLAG=2;function baseMatchesProperty(e,r){return isKey(e)&&isStrictComparable(r)?matchesStrictComparable(toKey(e),r):function(a){var t=get(a,e);return void 0===t&&t===r?hasIn(a,e):baseIsEqual(r,t,COMPARE_PARTIAL_FLAG|COMPARE_UNORDERED_FLAG)}}module.exports=baseMatchesProperty; Time: 2020-06-11T05:32:41Z 1080 1080 Loumarie Rodriguez Loumarie Rodriguez 2020-06-10 09:40:16 2020-06-10 10:55:28 Popcorn Machine Themes [ edit ] Contenu Andy McQueen as Gustavo 11. “Atticus, he was real nice.” “Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.” Montag buries the rest of his book collection and takes the bible to the firehouse, handing it to Beatty. Beatty informs him that he himself was once a book-lover, but he realized that none of the knowledge in books was of any real use. A call comes in for the firemen and they climb onto the truck and race to the destination: Montag’s house. • Selected from Dark They Were, and Golden-Eyed (1991) The Republic by Plato • Climax of Fahrenheit 451: Summary & Analysis }, {"growl.client":"growl.client"}]; Montag goes to Faber’s house, where he learns that a new • Recursos en español • Thriller • En las noticias • The Small Assassin (1962) Runs on: Before entering the bedroom, Montag imagines Mildred, his wife, lying • " The Long Years" (1948) Door gebruik te maken van of door hieronder op ‘akkoord’ te klikken, ga je akkoord met onze gebruiksvoorwaarden en geef je toestemming voor het gebruik van cookies. Als je niet alle cookies wilt toestaan, ga dan naar ‘ Aanpassen Instellingen aanpassen’ om dit in te stellen. Ben je jonger dan 16 jaar? Zorg dan dat je toestemming hebt van je ouders om onze site te bezoeken. Hier lees je alles over hoe wij omgaan met je privacy. • Fahrenheit 451 Part 1: The Hearth and the Salamander Summary • McGiveron, R. O. (1996). "Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451". Explicator. 54 (3): 177–180. doi: 10.1080/00144940.1996.9934107. ISSN 0014-4940. • This is redemption in To Kill a Mockingbird. Scout comes to understand Radley, to see the world through his eyes. He ceases to be some fearful, strange thing to her. She learns to see him as a human being. It is a beautiful thing. • Community Guidelines salamanders as a symbol in the novel. • Practice Projects • About To Kill a Mockingbird • Commons category link from Wikidata • Fringe Festival I love "The disremembered and unaccounted for" somewhere in Beloved's first lines. Because it sums up a whole forgotten history. "Mr. Ewell wrote on the back of the envelope and looked up complacently to see Judge Taylor looking at him as if he were some fragrant gardenia in full bloom on the witness stand, to see Mr. Gilmer half-sitting, half standing at his table. The jury was watching him, one man leaning over with his hands over the railing. Adjective & Adverb Worksheets Knowledge is more than equivalent to force an aphorism from Chapter 13 of Dr. Samuel Johnson's Rasselas. • [ELA-Literacy/RL/9-10/3] Analyze how complex characters (e.g., those with multiple or conflicting motivations) develop over the course of a text, interact with other characters, and advance the plot or develop the theme Part 2 of the novel further explores Montag's transformation from a destructive firefighter to a man who wants to save society. He continues reading from books, seeks the help from a retired English professor named Faber, and hatches a plan to frame the other firemen. In the meantime, his boss Captain Beatty discovers that Montag has been hoarding books, so the firefighters go to Montag's house to destroy it. Examples Of Beatty In Fahrenheit 451 823 Words | 4 Pages The Wall Controls You - The Silent Take-Over Of Screen-Time! What does "Fahrenheit 451" mean to me? Most of all, it is a declaration of love for books in an era of fast entertainment and instant gratification as a means of political control of the masses. I used to think Brave New World and 1984 - or a combination of those two - had a more accurate take on human mind-slavery in the age of technology than "Fahrenheit 451". But increasingly, I see the world as Bradbury saw it, with people sitting i The Wall Controls You - The Silent Take-Over Of Screen-Time! we did it. We had conversations in the room: “Of course. He lives in the same house. How could he not know? Let’s make it a little more clear.” I’m glad we did it. It makes him less passive. He’s so passive throughout, and I like at the end, “Oh, no, you’re a bastard. I’ve been feeling sorry for you through so much of this show.” For me, watching it is a real gut twist. It’s one of the moments that makes me angriest at the show! “I’m feeling sorry for you, and you do this? Fuck you!” I love that my book has become this thing that can still make me this upset. Beatty orders Montag to destroy his own house with a flamethrower, rather than the more powerful "salamander" that is usually used by the fire team, and tells him that his wife and her friends reported him after what happened the other night. Montag watches as Mildred walks out of the house, too traumatized about losing her parlor wall family to even acknowledge her husband's existence or the situation going on around her, and catches a taxi. Montag obeys the chief, destroying the home piece by piece, but Beatty discovers Montag's ear-piece and plans to hunt down Faber. Montag threatens Beatty with the flamethrower and, after Beatty taunts him, Montag burns his boss alive and knocks his coworkers unconscious. As Montag escapes the scene, the Mechanical Hound attacks him, managing to inject his leg with a tranquilizer. He destroys the Hound with the flamethrower and limps away. Before he escapes, however, he realizes that Beatty had wanted to die a long time ago and had purposely goaded Montag as well as provided him with a weapon. • Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke (1974) • 10.4 Radio • Sports • to limit how many times you see an ad Later, as Montag goes to sleep, he realizes that his smile still grips his face muscles, even in the dark. The language — "fiery smile still gripped by his face muscles" — suggests that his smile is artificial and forced. Soon he will understand that this small bit of truth is an immense truth for himself. At present, Montag seems to enjoy his job as a fireman. He is a "smiling fireman." However, this smile and the later realization of its artificiality foreshadow Montag's eventual dissatisfaction not only with his job but also with his life. Montag smiles, but he is not happy. The smile, just like his "burnt-corked" face, is a mask. • For Summer Learning, Press Play on Podcasts • United States • US History Regents Essay Topics societies are so much farther advanced than even sixty years ago. Authors often use literary elements, like symbolism and characterization, to convey how similar two time periods can be, even if the periods are really decades apart. In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, Guy Montag is a firefighter who ends up on the run in a society where books have been banned after learning the truth about books and the knowledge books hold. While Montag is on the run in order to pursue what he believes is right, he finds This website is using a security service to protect itself from online attacks. The action you just performed triggered the security solution. There are several actions that could trigger this block including submitting a certain word or phrase, a SQL command or malformed data. Note, as well, the dual image of fire in its destructive and purifying functions. Although fire is destructive, it also warms; hence, the source of the title of Part One, "The Hearth and the Salamander." Hearth suggests home and the comforting aspect of fire — its ability to warm and cook. In ancient mythology, the salamander was a creature that could survive fire. Possibly Montag himself is represented in the salamander reference. His job dictates that he live in an environment of fire and destruction, but Montag realizes that the salamander is able to remove itself from fire — and survive. Aunt Alexandra and Miss Maudie Atkinson 15. “‘And when he died, I suddenly realized I wasn’t crying for him at all, but for all the things he did. I cried because he would never do them again, he would never carve another piece of wood or help us raise doves and pigeons in the backyard or play the violin the way he did, or tell us jokes the way he did. He was part of us and when he died, all the actions stopped dead and there was no one to do them just the way he did. He was individual.’” And the firemen? Well, they had to do something after technological advancements had made all homes fire-proof, thus rendering them redundant. Once things got going with condensing books, removing all and any offensive bits, and taking out anything that could cause outrage to any group, all that was left were the harmless please-all footnotes – there was nothing much left to read anyway. And only after people stopped reading did the government employ the almost-unemployed firemen to burn books, which people themselves reported in (because, ‘A book is a loaded gun in the house next door!’). • The Halloween Tree (1972) • ^ Nov 13 1982 Fahrenheit 451, BBC Radio 4 We start with a fair amount of cash on hand, but eventually need more. The clerk in the bank officially requires a bank card before he will deal with us, but if we give him a Shakespearean quote about money, he'll give us an ATM card we can use at the cash machine. The funds allow us to purchase a contraband fingerprinter, allowing us to match our fingerprints to our current ID. From the opening through Montag’s arrival at home Summary • Summary • Part 1: Chapters 8-9 Published External links [ edit ] "Mr. Gilmer smiled grimly at the jury. 'You're a mighty good fellow, it seems- did all this for not one penny?' courses that prepare you to earn • The Top 20 Blogs for Homeschooling High School I wanted you to see what real courage is, instead of getting the idea that courage is a man with a gun in his hand. It’s when you know you’re licked before you begin but you begin anyway and you see it through no matter what. You rarely win, but sometimes you do. Mrs. Dubose won, all ninety-eight pounds of her. According to her views, she died beholden to nothing and nobody. She was the bravest person I ever knew (149). of these symbols have to do with fire, the dominant image of Montag’s “Vibrante e vital... A adaptação de Hamilton não apenas atualiza o romance de Bradbury. Ele prepara o Fahrenheit 451, há muito tempo presente nas listas de leitura do ensino médio e da faculdade, para a redescoberta. ” • The Uplift War by David Brin (1988) • Nation & World Contents • Video Podcast: Attack of the 8-Bit Zombies! • • General Test Prep • Kitchen A new day begins, and a fire providing the commune warmth and heat for cooking is made. Granger looks into the fire and realizes its life-giving quality as he utters the word "phoenix." The phoenix, he says, was "a silly damn bird" that "every few hundred years" built a pyre "and burned himself up." Granger imagines the bird as "first cousin to Man" because the bird continually went through rebirth only to destroy himself again. The mythology of fire surrounding this ancient bird is strategic to the lessons of Fahrenheit 451. • ไทย Why have I been blocked? • A Pleasure to Burn (2010) • ^ De Koster, Katie, ed. (2000). Readings on Fahrenheit 451. Literary Companion Series. San Diego, CA: Greenhaven Press. p. 35. ISBN 1-56510-857-4. Montag does not realize at first that she is gone, or that he misses her; he simply feels that something is the matter. Kannada Literature Books For Kas Mains This story echoes Mildred's "Seashell ear-thimbles" (i.e., a brand of in-ear headphones) that act as an emotional barrier between her and Montag. In a 2007 interview, Bradbury maintained that people misinterpret his book and that Fahrenheit 451 is really a statement on how mass media like television marginalizes the reading of literature. [7] Regarding minorities, he wrote in his 1979 Coda: