October 18, 2007

Discussion Question: Two sides of Captain Beatty

The following text is excerpted from the Big Read's Reader's Guide on Fahrenheit 451, reprinted courtesy of the National Endowment for the Arts.


It may surprise the reader to learn that Beatty is quite well-read. How can Beatty's knowledge of and hatred for books be reconciled?


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This question is excerpted from the Big Read's Reader's Guide on Fahrenheit 451, reprinted courtesy of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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