Fahrenheit 451

In the opening scene, why are the books compared to birds?

In the opening scene, why are books compared to birds?

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The comparison of books to birds is an analogy. The books come to life and represent the living beauty we see in nature. The words are alive.... and they're dying, as their wings flap in the fire...... as their freedom to speak is taken away.


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