Fahrenheit 4512 Chris Mokos MS 101 Cheryl Casey 3/9/00 symbolisation in Fahrenheit 451 Light, especially fire, and injustice are importantly reoccurring themes in Fahrenheit 451. Guy Montag, the main character, is a fireman, save in this futuristic world the job description of a fireman is to start fires wherever books are found; instead of putting them out. Montag takes a journey from a literary darkness to a knowledgeable light. This journey can be compared to the inadequate story Allegory of the Cave by Plato, in which a prisoner experiences a similar journey.
An example of light, in denotation to knowledge, occurs just after Montag meets Clarisse for the first time. When they reached her house all its lights were fulgent (9). Since Montag had rarely seen that many house lights on, I interpreted those lines as saying that house is full(a) of knowledge and enlightenment; not like the rest of the houses around here which are ever dark. Clarisse went on to explain to Montag t...If you want to get a full essay, order it on our website: Ordercustompaper.com
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