Book: Fahrenheit 451 Ray Brad Bury
posted by Nina .
. What does Granger mean when he says “I am Plato’s Republic” or that Montag is “the book of Ecclesiastes”?
... probably that each one espouses the ideas in each book and lives his life according to those ideas.
They mean that they have memorized these books. Books are illegal, book paper burns at 451 degrees Fahrenheit, the firemen will burn any book they find. the only way to preserve them was to memorize them.