In the story Montag says, " Of course I'm happy. What does she think? I'm not?"(Bradbury 8). In this quote Montag is telling himself that he is happy and she is strange for asking that question. Montag also is starting to question if he is happy too.
Montag Becomes a Student
In the story it states, " Someone else's blood there. If only someone else's flesh and brain and memory," (Bradbury 13). Clarisse made Montag question if he is happy and he finds that he is not. Montag doesn't love his wife and wants to replace her.
In the book Beatty states, "Well, Montag, take my word for it, I've had to read a few in my time, to know what I was about, and the books say nothing!"(Bradbury 77). Montag is trying to hide a book, which he would never do before from the Captain who visited him. The Captain is telling Montag how books are useless.
Montag Finds Fulfillment
In the book it says, "Then his eyes touched on the book under Montag's arm and he did not look so old any more and not quite as fragile,"(Bradbury 94). This shows how Montag has changed by taking a book. Montag is trying to figure out has is missing from his life and Faber is trying to help him.