Fahrenheit 451 - Study Guide Part 2, Summary & Analysis

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p. 63 - 82. Mildred's attention keeps turning to the silent, empty parlor as Montag struggles to make sense of the things he's reading. He's interrupted by the sound of a faint scratching at the front door, an electronic sniffing that makes Montag nervous. As bombers again fly overhead, Montag angrily wonders how the country got to be in such a permanent state of war, adding that maybe a few hours with books might help them understand. The telephone rings and Mildred answers it. As she laughs and talks with friends, Montag wonders where he could get help understanding the books, and recalls again his meeting with the old man in the park, now identified as Professor Faber and who gave Montag a means to contact him.

Montag contacts Faber, asking the increasingly nervous Professor how many copies of the Bible are left. Faber shouts that he suspects a...

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