"Montag fell back in bed. He reached under his pillow. The hidden book was still there. Mildred, how would it be if, well, maybe, I quit my job awhile? " (p. 50-51). 18. On page 51, what reason does Montag give for becoming a fireman? Montag tells us that he didn't have a choice of career.
Part 1-2 Questions. Part 1: The Hearth and the Salamander . What does “Fahrenheit 451” mean? How does Montag feel about being a fireman? Describe your first impressions of him. What do the Salamander and the Phoenix Disc on Montag’s uniform represent besides that he is a Fireman? (Purple Book, p.10)