The hearth and the Salamander can also mean happiness and if Montag chose to be happy or not. The two things in his life his home and his work. Did it really make him happy. He chose happiness over this home and his work by reading the books.
these lyrics are on this board because any nerd/geek/bad connotation knows the feeling of this song and it definitely got me out of self hate. when you see this pin listen to the song even if you have heard it before, just listen because.