What goes wrong with the burn job at the old lady’s house?

What happens to the old woman whose house is burned by the firemen? She refuses to leave and dies in the fire. She is taken to a mental institution. She is put in jail.

What happened when the firemen burned the books at the lady’s house?

Without thinking, Montag steals one of the books and hides it in his uniform. The woman who owns the house and books refuses to leave as the firemen prepare to burn them. Captain Beatty gives her to the count of 10 to move, but she pulls out a match and lights everything on fire, choosing to die along with her books.

What happens at the lady’s house what is Montag’s reaction?

Usually, the occupant of a house holding books is taken away and the firemen only have to burn the books and possibly the house. … The firemen continue to burn all books they find. Beatty and Montag attempt to persuade the woman to leave the house. She refuses, and ignites herself amongst her books with a kitchen match.

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What page did the woman burn with her books?

Julianne Hansen, M.A. This quote is found in the first section, titled “The Hearth and the Salamander.” In my edition (60th Anniversary Edition by Simon & Schuster), it occurs on page 48.

What happens when the woman refuses to leave her house so the fireman can burn her books?

What effect does this have on the firemen, particularly Montag? a. The woman refuses to leave her books because they are all she has, and she would rather die with them than live without them. Montag is effected because he sees the woman burn alive and he is filled with guilt.

Who kills Beatty?

Captain Beatty dies when Montag aims the flame thrower at him and burns him alive. In the course of their work in burning books, Beatty leads Montag straight to Montag’s own house.

How does Montag feel when the woman dies?

Montag is deeply disturbed by the events at the woman’s house, and he will not return to his former state of emptiness. That lady’s death (along with meeting Clarisse and Millie’s near death) is what really makes Montag rethink his life.

Why does Beatty make Montag burn his own house?

Beatty feels he has given Montag chances to reform and that Montag has not taken them. … Montag ultimately decides that Beatty provoked him by arming him with a flamethrower and having him burn his house because Beatty had a death wish and hoped for Montag to kill him: Beatty had wanted to die.

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Why is Fahrenheit 451 a banned book?

Sometimes a few libraries will refuse to carry a certain book if they believe it is too offensive. Fahrenheit 451 was banned from a school district because it used the phrase “God damn!” The school board felt that this language was inappropriate for students to read.

What is Clarisse compared to?

When Montag first describes Clarisse, the leaves on the sidewalk make “the girl who was moving there seem fixed to a sliding walk” (part 1). Montag is instantly fascinated by the girl, and he introduces himself and then walks with her. Her face is described as “milk-white” at first, and is now compared to snow.

Why is Montag sick?

Montag feels guilty about burning so many books over the years and does not want to continue to destroy precious works of literature, which is why he gets “sick” and tries to avoid going into work.

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