In the novel, "451 Fahrenheit", it is banned to read books. What if they get caught? Well, that's firemen's job to burn down there house.
Caught with books
Montag, a fireman is on way home from work and spots a young 17 year old girl, Clarisse. They have a conversation walking home together. She left Montag questioning his happiness towards the end of their walk home. This causes Montag to also question his belifs in burning books.
While Montag was supposed to burn down a lady's house for having books, she decides to burn herself and her books. Montag is very confused by why this lady would do such a thing. He is curious about why the books meant so much to her. With all his curiosity, he illegally takes a book questioning it.
Captain Beatty, Montag's boss caught him with books. Beatty lectures him on why reading books are bad. He e