Describe what the superficial voting practices of the woman are in Fahrenheit 451 (Page 96-97).  (Page 96-97) I didn't understand it. THANK YOU SO MUCH! :)

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Mrs. Bowles (the woman who initiates the conversation on voting), Mrs. Phelps and Millie have no depth of character. Millie lives vicariously through her soap opera shows on the wall, a flat, two-dimensional world: the definition of superficial, all flat, no depth. Mrs. Bowles is similarly shallow. She says her motives for choosing Winston Noble over Hubert Hoag have to do with looks and the sound of their names. She doesn't mention anything about their policies or their character, things a voter should base his/her decision on. She bases her decision solely on surface qualities: a name and a face. She is so thoughtless that the word "Noble" is enough for her. She doesn't question it. She assumes that Hubert Hoag would be a terrible leader because he is unattractive and lacks a name like Noble.

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