Examples Of Friendship In Fahrenheit 451

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“We cannot tell the precise moment when a friendship is formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last one which makes it run over; so in a series of kindnesses there is at last one which makes the heart run over.” Montag reads this definition of friendship from a book as he and Mildred were going through the books hidden behind the ventilator. This definition shows that Montag made several friends throughout the book including Faber, Clarisse, and Granger. But, Beatty was not his friend because he tried to hurt Montag and stop him from reading books. Montag also burnt him to death. Montag made these friends in different ways and under different circumstances, but it all bases around them being nice to him and him being kind to them in return. …show more content…

Clarisse shows Montag how to appreciate the little things in life, such as tasting the rain. For example, Clarisse asks him, “Are you happy?” He later realizes “He was not happy. He was not happy.” She also says, “What a shame… you’re not in love with anyone.” She tells him this after she rubs the dandelion under his chin and none of the yellow came off onto him. This, again, helps him realize how he isn’t happy in his life, and he doesn’t hold any affection for his wife. After Montag realizes he isn’t in love with his wife, he then realizes that he cannot even remember where he and Mildred

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