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Fahrenheit 451 Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 3, Summary

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Part 3, Summary

p. 101 - 123. Montag stands immobile, frozen in disbelief and confusion as Beatty taunts him about the foolishness of having read the poetry to the women and the stupidity of listening to Clarisse. Mildred rushes by, gets into the family car and drives away, mumbling to herself as Beatty tells Montag she was who called in the alarm, after her friends had called in an earlier alarm which Beatty had chosen to ignore. As Faber, through the Ear Thimble, asks what's going on, Beatty tells Montag that he has to be the one to burn his own house - and that once he's done, he's under arrest. Faber urges him to run away, but Montag shouts that he can't, the Mechanical Hound would come after him. Beatty hears his comment and says yes, the Hound is indeed out there.

Montag realizes he has no choice, lights his flamethrower...

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