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Fahrenheit 451

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Dialogue Interpretation

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What does Montag mean when he says the following?

"We really need to be bothered once in a while. How long has it been since you were really bothered? About something important, something real?"

A

Montag is communicating that technology is the reason why people become lonely and distanced from one another.

B

Montag is explaining why he wanted to become a firefighter when he was younger.

C

Montag is frustrated by the apathy he sees around him and is questioning whether people can appreciate happiness without experiencing negativity as a reference point.

D

Montag is telling Mildred the reasons why he wants to destroy their parlor walls, and why she shouldn't watch TV.

E

Montag is expressing how frustrated he is that he cannot remember how he and his wife met.