In "Farenheit 451"  what is the relationship like between Mildred and Montag?

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Mildred and Montag almost have no relationship. Their lives are so very different, especially after Montag meets Clarisse, that there's no hope of reconciliation or even communication among the two. In fact, the first time we meet Mildred, she has attempted suicide. Although she claims that her "family" (the three talking walls which interact with her) keep her happy, it is clear she is suffering some form of depression. This is evident in her other behavior. One of her favorite hobbies is to take "take out the beetle"- drive their car at insane speeds, killing whatever animals happen to get...

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It is not good. He thinks it is absolutely fine but soon learns that in fact they do not have a great relationship and he does not even remember when he and Mildred first met. She even turns him in to the fire station for reading books. Basically she loves her society more than him

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andiiibyprainstarz | Student

in my opinion Millie doesn't love Montag... It seems like a "fake"...

As Montag asks her when they met first time... she cant say anything... she said that it is a long time ago.. she only love the well payed job of Montag... only the things she get brought makes her happy

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chelsearocks145 | Student

its not very good. he no longer is in loe with her anymore after she had tried to kill herself and also when he starts falling for his new 17 year old crazy neighbor

 

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