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Study Guide for Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 including part summary, character analysis, and more. Learn all about Fahrenheit 451, ask questions, and get the answers you need.


Book Basics

Author: Ray Bradbury

Year Published: 1953

Type: Novel

Genre: Dystopian, Science Fiction

Perspective and Narrator:

Fahrenheit 451 is told from a third-person limited perspective that conveys the thoughts and feelings of Guy Montag, a fireman whose view of society undergoes a radical change.


Fahrenheit 451 is narrated in the past tense.

About the Title:

The title Fahrenheit 451 refers to the temperature at which the pages of a book catch fire.

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