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Citizens are dehumanized
"Caesarians or not, children are ruinous; you're out of your mind, I plunk the children in school nine days out of ten. I put up with them when they come homethree days a month; it's not bad at all. You heave them into the 'parlour' and turn the switch. It'slike washing clothes; stuff laundry in and slam the lid."
Individuality is seen as a bad thing
Let's not quibble over individuals with memoriams. Forget them. Burn them all, burn everything. Fire is bright and fire is clean."
The Main Character starts to question the goodness and safety of his society
"You weren't there, you didn't see , there must be something in books, things we can't imagine, to make a woman stay in a burning house; there must be something there." Pg. 51
In the book Fahrenheit 451, children are not very important to the society. They are just thought of as bothers. Since everyone has their own family (on their walls), they don't need to bother with their real family.
Here, Beatty is telling Montag to forget all the people who are getting in the way and just do his job, which is burning books. Beatty doesn't even care who gets hurt in the process. In there society individuality doesn't matter as shown here.
Here, Montag is explaining the event that happened when the lady stayed in her own burning house just because she was willing to die for her books. Since she is willing to die for them, Montag is so curious to what is so important about books. He starts to question his society and all his beliefs up to now.
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