Fahrenheit 451 War Quotes, Symbolism & Theme


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How do citizens react to the declaration of war in Farenheit 451?

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1. What does Mildred's friend, Mrs. Phelps, think about her husband going off to fight in the war in Farenheit 451?

2. How does Faber view the war in Farenheit 451?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Despite war being devastating, the characters of Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 seem to have an odd perspective of it. Use this assessment to find out how much you know about the way war was portrayed in Bradbury's novel.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this assessment to test your understanding of how:

  • The citizens in Fahrenheit 451 react to news of the war
  • Mrs. Phelps reacts to her husband going to war
  • Faber's and Granger's view of the war
  • Long the war lasted

Skills Practiced

This assessment will also test your skills:

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the related lesson on war in Fahrenheit 451
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast the different reactions toward the war in Fahrenheit 451
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the length of the war

Additional Learning

For a quick and effective review of how the war was portrayed in Bradbury's novel, complete the lesson Fahrenheit 451 War Quotes, Symbolism & Theme. After this lesson you should be able to answer the questions of this assessment and have an understanding of:

  • Why the characters react the way they do
  • How some characters even take advantage of the war
  • Quotes that depict these reactions