Unformatted text preview: same actress plays both Linda (Millie’s name in the film) and Clarisse. I believe this was the director’s way of portraying Bradbury’s idea that the women are similar, both in looks and in the way that they cannot continue as they are in society. Though Clarisse dies in the novel, “movie” Clarisse survives and succeeds in continuing her work as a teacher through Montag. Instead of Montag wandering on his own to find his way out, she guides him to the book people hiding in the woods outside the city. In the book, there is a mechanical hound at the fire station that can be programmed to track down an individual and inject them with procaine. There is also no mention in the movie of Professor Faber who is a central character in the novel. His main role of teacher in the story line is covered in the movie by Clarisse....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PLS 120 taught by Professor Nichols during the Spring '08 term at Union.
- Spring '08
- Fahrenheit 451, Montag, Clarisse