Read the following dialogue between Montag and Clarisse. What does their conversation reveal about Montag as a character?
They walked still further and the girl said, "Is it true that long ago firemen put fires out instead of going to start them?" "No. Houses have always been fireproof, take my word for it." "Strange. I heard once that a long time ago houses used to burn by accident and they needed firemen to stop the flames." He laughed. She glanced quickly over. "Why are you laughing?" "I don't know." He started to laugh again and stopped "Why?" "You laugh when I haven't been funny and you answer right off. You never stop to think what I've asked you."