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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?"


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


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


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.


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


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

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