How Did Montag Change In Fahrenheit 451

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Montag transforms from a law-enforcer to a law-breaker. I think the one person that started his transition was Clarisse McClellan. Clarisse made Montag question all that he knew. He started to think about things he was blind to before. Throughout the whole book, Montag gradually changes to become more independent and open-minded. Montag questions his love for Mildred, and hers in return. He realizes that if Mildred were to die, he would not even be sad. All she seems to care about is her ‘family.’ When they try to remember when, where, and how they met [and realize they can’t remember], Montag starts to realize that he is in a loveless marriage. Things started to go downhill (or uphill) for Montag when he and the other firemen had to burn

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