What Is the Mechanical Hound in "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 31, 2020 4:47:30 PM ET

The Mechanical Hound is a robotic assassin in the novel "Fahrenheit 451" by Ray Bradbury. This robot is described as being made out of copper wire and storage batteries. Its purpose is to enforce the laws set by the government.