Personification in Fahrenheit 451


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In Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury primarily describes the jet bombers as 'screaming' to:

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1. Which of the following quotes from Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451 uses personification?

2. Which of the following is NOT a reason that Ray Bradbury uses personification in Fahrenheit 451?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Personification is frequently used throughout Ray Bradbury's Fahrenheit 451. This quiz will ask you to identify specific examples of personification from the novel and understand why Bradbury used this literary device often.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will ask you about:

  • Why Bradbury describes jet bombers as screaming
  • A quote from Fahrenheit 451 that uses personification
  • Reasons why Bradbury uses personification in the novel
  • How Bradbury describes Mildred's stomach pump
  • The object that roars with accusation

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice using the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you take away important facts from the related lesson on personification in Fahrenheit 451
  • Information recall - access knowledge you've gained regarding why Bradbury decided to personify the jet bombers by having them scream
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about personification to identify specific uses of it from the novel

Additional Learning

Personification in Fahrenheit 451 is a related lesson that will help you further understand the novel's application of this particular literary device. The lesson will educate you through the following learning objectives:

  • Define personification as a literary device
  • Explain Bradbury's description of the Mechanical Hound
  • Understand how the narrator uses settings to describe Montag's feelings and thoughts
  • Describe the world of Fahrenheit 451