'Granger In Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451'

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In Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, the characters Faber and Granger change Montags character in a way. Faber enhances Montag’s understanding on books and literature, and Granger reconstruct Montag’s character, with both characters and assisting Montag to rebuilding society. Literature is information that you can think about and use that information in your actions in the future but given to us in books, films, poetry, etcetera. That's what Faber means with the three keys of what good literature is the “Quality of information.[...] Leisure to digest it. And [...] the right to carry out action based on what we learned from” (81). Literature is knowledge. Montag thought that books contain the answer to everything, in reality it's anything that can give …show more content…
They would ultimately “Start a few books, and wait on the war pattern and give us the push we need. A few bombs and the families in the walls of houses” (85). Granger somewhat gives Montag knowledge throughout their time meeting each other. “It doesn't matter what you do,[...], so as long as you change something from the way it was before you touched it into something that’s like you after you take your hands away” (150): Granger gave Montag literature that he can think about and use that on actions he can do in the future. His character rather seems to builds Montags character because he was reborn in the river, he has nothing to lose. He has a new beginning, he has time to think and Granger is there to assist. Granger had a different plan to reconstruct society differently than Faber’s way.“All we want to do is to keep the knowledge we think we will need, inact and safe. Were not out to incite or anger anyone yet. For if we are destroyed, the knowledge is dead” (145): The hobos will teach the new generations these stories to rebuild the society to never repeat this dystopia ever