"It's really fun. It'll be even more fun when we can afford to have the fourth wall installed."
You're not leaving her here?
She won't come.
Force her then!
It's a fine bit of craftsmanship, a good rifle that can fetch its owntarget and guarantees the bull's-eye every time.
That's why I wouldn't want to be it's next victim.
In the society, all the people seem happy all the time, like it would in a utopia. They don't know basic things they learn in school, like history because they aren't allowed to read. The citizens don't get a sense of how bad the world really is, and that it's falling apart.
Dehumanize the Citizens
Doesn't everyone look nice?
All books everywhere are meant to be burned. The people don't have a choice in this at all, and some try to rebel but ultimately fail. The government doesn't want anyone getting any smarter, because if they do they can overthrow the order of things.
Main Character Questions the Society
Are you happy?
Am I happy?
The Mechanical Hound is one of the many enhanced technologies in this story. It says how technology can be used for good and bad. It's seen as good in the eyes of the people, but in reality it's a monster that will kill anything it wants.
Criticizing the Real World
The citizens of this town aren't exactly in their right mind. They reply differently, some of their emotions are out of whack, and they aren't allowed to think. Thinking is one the most basic traits of being a person. You need to think in order to communicate, learn, and teach.
You look fine Millie!
Montag is the main character of the story, the one who questions society. It started off when Clarisse asked him if he was happy, and then when the old woman burned herself with her books. He wondered why someone would sacrifice their life for something that's against the law.
Of course I'm happy!
Clarisse is telling Montag how school works, and it's much different than how it is now. TV is a large topic in this book, because it's something that everyone does. They have TV walls and even a TV class. It criticizes the world by saying that TV will be so popular that it will eventually brainwash people into thinking differently.
An hour of TV class, an hour of basketball or baseball or running...