Description Of Montag In Fahrenheit 451

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In Fahrenheit 451 Montag meets a seventeen year old girl that seems to change his whole world around about the way he thinks. Clarisse McClellan a young girl that sees the world a different way than others tend to. She thinks that Montag is different than other firemen because most firemen think she is crazy and just walk away from her. Clarisse has a huge imagination and is not like a regular teenager. She thinks more deeply and is bold. When Montag was with Clarisse it would be different because she would help Montag view things from a different perspective. They become close friends and their friendship goes beyond that. He tells Clarisse about him being a firemen and how he enjoys what he does. She tells him what she thinks about him being a firemen and about him burning books. Until one day he realizes that everything…show more content…
He believed that there was nothing wrong with burning books because during that time period people believed that books were not necessary and useless. Society thought that books were there rival and in his world firemen would burn books instead of stopping fires. When he burned the lady along with her books he decides to quit his job as a firemen because he is doubting about books not being useless. With Clarisse he started to view books differently because now he had changed. He wanted to discover was what the reason people want to burn books, and why people consider them to be so dangerous. His curiosity leads him to steal a book. When Montag steals a book he discovers it more than just a book "'And I thought about books. And for the first time I realized that a man was behind each one of the books" (Bradbury 49). Montag is saying that there is more than just words in books. He stole that book because he knew that there was something interesting in those books for that women to want to be burned along with her
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