Guy Montag believed that firemen should start fire rather than putting fire out. "Is it true that long ago firemen put fires out instead of going to start them?" This quote is saying that Montag always believed that starting fire is the right thing to do.
STAGE 4: MONTAG BECOMES A STUDENT
Books reflect life.
How? Teach me, please.
Montag is influenced by his emotions that he can not feel. "Are you Happy?" Clarisse asked this to Montag but Montag had no answer for the question because he does not feel any emotions inside him.
STAGE 5: MONTAG REBELS
Montag grows with guilt because he read some pages of a book. "He read a dozen pages here and there." This quote shows that Montag committed a crime of reading.
STAGE 6: MONTAG FINDS FULFILLMENT
Throughout, his development; Montag wants to learn and understand on what he reads on. So, he goes to Faber for guidance. "I need you to teach me. And I want you to teach me to understand what I read."
Montag rebelled when Captain Beatty and the firemen stopped at his house. Captain Beatty gave the flamethrower to Montag to burn down the books but he refused and burned up Beatty. "Montag shot one continuous pulse of liquid fire on him."
Montag found fulfillment when he was influenced by Clarisse and Faber. Both of them taught Montag the value of questions and the meaning of books. While, the river could represent the pool of fulfillment. "Montag looked at the river. We'll go on the river