Characterization: Clarisse McClellan
All-knowing 17 year-old
She could be characterized as strange because of her lifestyle, her hobbies, and her habits. She is not someone you would usually call normal. Apart from when she is talking to Montag, she is probably socially awkward as well. it appears that her family and Montag are the only ones she has any human contact with.
Due to her unique sense of curiosity, she can be characterized as smart. This is shown when she is talking to Montag. She wonders about the simplest and absurd things to wonder about but she is still very intellectual in what she knows.