Imagery in Fahrenheit 451: Examples & Analysis


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Which of the following is an example of olfactory imagery used in Fahrenheit 451?

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1. How does Ray Bradbury use visual imagery in Fahrenheit 451?

2. Which of the following is NOT an example of olfactory imagery used in Fahrenheit 451?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Fahrenheit 451 is a science fiction novel that uses various literary devices, one of which is imagery. Questions in this quiz will measure your understanding of the novel's application of this device.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will assess your knowledge of the following:

  • Olfactory imagery
  • Auditory imagery
  • Imagery's role in expressing ideas

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - define the many types of imagery
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast olfactory imagery with auditory imagery
  • Critical thinking - use information from the lesson to examine selected passages from Fahrenheit 451 in a new light

Additional Learning

To study the use of this device further, check out the accompanying lesson entitled Imagery in Fahrenheit 451: Examples & Analysis. Objectives in the lesson include:

  • Explore the images associated with the description of Guy Montag
  • Examine various passages from the novel
  • Review the five types of imagery