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Guy Montag In Fahrenheit 451

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How is it possible for an bland, brainwashed guy to rebel and challenge the system? Somehow, Guy Montag is able to do so. He was brainwashed into thinking that his society is a utopia, and that books were bad but he changes into a thoughtful, rebellious character. In the beginning, he loved to burn books as a fireman. He has a seemingly picture perfect life, until he meets Clarisse, a girl who is fascinated by life. She quietly questions the world and what happens in it. This experience causes Guy Montag to think. This is the turning point for him as he starts to question the world around him. He starts to ask Beatty questions like “Didn’t firemen prevent fires rather than stoke them up and get them going?” (page 31) As he hears the answers

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