Fahrenheit 451

One of the scholar-outcasts Montag meets on the railroad tracks in the countryside. Unlike Faber, Granger has had the courage to act on his convictions and leave civilization. He and his comrades memorize works of literature, waiting for the day when books will no longer be banned and humanity is ready to learn from its past.

Granger Quotes in Fahrenheit 451

The Fahrenheit 451 quotes below are all either spoken by Granger or refer to Granger. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one:
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"We're nothing more than dust jackets for books, of no significance otherwise."
Related Characters: Granger (speaker)
Page Number: 146
Explanation and Analysis:

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"...We're going to build a mirror factory first and put out nothing but mirrors for the next year and take a long look in them."
Related Characters: Granger (speaker)
Page Number: 157
Explanation and Analysis:

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Granger Character Timeline in Fahrenheit 451

The timeline below shows where the character Granger appears in Fahrenheit 451. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
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...five old men warming themselves around a fire. They welcome him, and a man named Granger offers him coffee, as well as a beverage that changes the chemical makeup of his... (full context)
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...of Ecclesiastes, though only what he's memorized of it since he's lost the physical book. Granger is pleased. He says that there's one other Book of Ecclesiastes, but if anything happens... (full context)
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Granger says that he himself is Plato's Republic and another man at the campfire is Marcus... (full context)
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Granger explains that thousands of people across the country have memorized books and are lying low,... (full context)
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...he doesn't think he'll feel bad if she dies. He can barely even remember her. Granger tries to comfort Montag by telling him about his own late grandfather, a sculptor. Granger... (full context)
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...recites them to himself. Once the aftershock of the bombs passes, the men eat breakfast. Granger relates the story of the phoenix, a mythical bird that built a pyre and burned... (full context)
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Granger says their job is to remember. The first thing they should do, he says, is... (full context)