People choose to see what they want to see. By not knowing the truth, let people live without stress, and everyone can enjoy living day by day senselessly. People only care about them self and decided to look over responsibilities. As people don’t read anymore books and only listen to the news past television etc. which cause the job call Fireman to born. The purpose for fireman is to burn books
“It was a pleasure to burn. It was a special pleasure to see things eaten, to see things blackened and changed.”
As these sentences were written at the beginning of the story to describe that Montag thought it was great to burn the book. As Montag become a firemen to search the meaning of his life and to destroy the ” Bad Books ” However, after the woman’s death, Montag’s attitude changed differently.
I think Ray Bradbury is trying to make us think that there must be a reason why the old woman decided to die with the burning books in her house, which makes Montag become curious and had stolen a book from the old woman’s house. Later, when he becomes a victim himself, he suddenly understand that there is no right to burn the books, and the old woman’s life