Fahrenheit 451

What does Montag think his feelings would be if his wife were to die?

Like how he would feel

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Montag finally begins to see his marriage for what it really is. After her near death experience (she overdoses), Montag reflects on what he might feel like if she really did die,

"He remembers thinking then that if she died, he was certain he wouldn't cry. For it would be the dying of an unknown, a street face, a newspaper image, and it was suddenly so very wrong that he had begun to cry, not at death, but at the thought of not crying at death, a silly empty man near a silly empty woman..."

Montag is finally beginning to wake up to the sad realities of the world and his personal life.


And there is not supposed to be a comma after "not at death."

I don't know for sure if Montagas wife dies but I do know she almost overdosed on pills. This is one of the questions that troubles me.

decscribe how MOntag reacts to his conflicting feelings????????