Character Analysis Of 'Guy Montag In Fahrenheit 451'

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In the beginning of the book, the main character Guy Montag takes pleasure in his job as a fireman. In the futuristic society, fireman start fire rather the put them out. More specifically they burn books and the homes of their owners. Montag in the beginning of the novel meets a 17 year old girl named Clarisse McClellan, that just so happened to be his neighbor, who made him question himself and the value of his profession. He begins to wander why books and knowledge are prohibited. He then steals a book from a collection he was sent to burn. The woman who owned all the books refused to leave her house and her books and stayed in the house and burned with it. Which I think was a huge part of why Montag decided to steal a book, he wanted to
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