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Unformatted text preview: that his job is to burn books, yet he takes home books that he finds on the job makes his perspective even more interesting. This book takes place in the future of America. Where there are fire proof homes, books are banned and burned if found, and many traditional family activities are now not done any more. I think that it is important that the setting is where it is because it shows what could happen and that maybe how habits are causing some values to diminish and that the government may be butting in on lives too much. Guys initial problem in the novel is that he has stolen books and hidden them in his ventilator shaft. This is a part of him wondering if his life is fulfilling enough. This is one of many circumstances that guy has to over come. These circumstances really keep on juicing up the story making it hard to stop reading. I believe that Guy is going to be making some very drastic decisions about his life in the coming parts of the novel....
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- Spring '08