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Professor Faber

Professor Faber

Professor Faber

Professor Faber

Named after a famous publisher, Faber competes with Beatty in the struggle for Montag’s mind. His control over Montag may not be as complete and menacing as Beatty’s, but he does manipulate Montag via his two-way radio to accomplish the things his cowardice has prevented him from doing himself, acting as the brain directing Montag’s body. Faber’s role and motivations are complex: at times he tries to help Montag think independently and at other times he tries to dominate him. Similarly, he can be cowardly and heroic by turns. Neither Faber nor Beatty can articulate his beliefs in a completely convincing way, despite the fact that their pupil is naïve and credulous.

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What is Montag’s initial reaction to the books he reads?
He is confused and frustrated by them.
He thinks they are frivolous.
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seems

by curthis_h, December 13, 2012

seems alot like we are now

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really

by donivankyleh, December 13, 2012

really

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What street

by ponylover12, February 24, 2013

what street does montage live on/ or is there even a street

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