Conflict in Fahrenheit 451


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Which characters comprise the main character vs. character external conflict in Fahrenheit 451?

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1. The televised manhunt of Guy Montag is an example of what kind of conflict in Fahrenheit 451?

2. Montag's struggle with whether he's doing the right thing by being a fireman and burning books in Fahrenheit 451 is an example of what kind of conflict?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Fahrenheit 451 is a novel that tells the story of Guy Montag, an unconventional fireman. Questions in this quiz will measure your knowledge of conflict in this famous story.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will check your comprehension of the following:

  • The manhunt of Guy Montag
  • External conflict
  • Guy's inner struggle
  • Conflicting representations of nature

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - confirm that you have pulled the most important information about conflict in Fahrenheit 451
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about character vs. character external conflict
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the many types of conflict found in Fahrenheit 451

Additional Learning

For more information about the conflicts encountered by Guy Montag, check out the accompanying lesson entitled Conflict in Fahrenheit 451. Objectives in the lesson include:

  • Review Guy's role as a fireman and his stash of books
  • Explore the conflict between Guy and the primary antagonist
  • Discuss the reasons for the narrative's shift in tone