Fahrenheit 451 - Part 3, Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Summary

p. 139 - 149. As the men break camp, Montag watches their faces and realizes that the hope they have in their heads isn't visible in their faces. "Don't judge a book by its cover", one of them jokes. Meanwhile, fighter jets scream over head as the men move on and Granger speaks at length of his grandfather, a man who advocated living fully and inquisitively and who believed in human beings leaving something good behind when they die. At that moment, the war begins in earnest as jets fly overhead and the city is bombed.

In his mind, Montag cries out to Mildred, to Faber, and to Clarisse to get out of the city, but then realizes that Faber is safe and Clarisse is already dead. This leaves Mildred, who Montag imagines being incinerated in her hotel room, realizing in her last moments of life that that life...

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