Fahrenheit 451

Why did Montag say he was sick of the day after the burning of the woman and her home? Give 2 reasons and support with examples from the novel.

Should be around page 48 - the end of part 1

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After the burning, Montag returns home, feeling ill as he relives the woman's horrific death. He begins to realize that although, over the past ten years, he thought he was serving society as a fireman, he was actually purely an instrument of destruction.  That night, in a discussion with Millie, Montag learns that his friend Clarisse was killed by a speeding car more than a week earlier. Upon hearing this news, Montag feels even more ill. He falls asleep that night with his stolen book hidden underneath his pillow. 

so like the got the flu