Fahrenheit 451

What do you interpret is the snake that "sucks life out and puts it back in" ?

The Hearth and the Salamander

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When the technicians pump Millie's stomach, Montag notices the tool they use looks like a writhing, mechanical one-eyed snake. The snake is a stomach pump, which removes the poison of overdose and replaces the life blood Millie needs to stay alive.