The men Montag meets at the end of the story are “living libraries.” How are they preserving the knowledge that their civilization has burned? Why is it important for them to do so? How is that knowledge important to the future?
One of the main themes of this novel is the danger of censorship. How has censorship affected this society? Why is it so dangerous? With whom does the power to censor really lie? What lesson can be learned from Fahrenheit 451 for our society today?