During monTAGS LIFE HE BELIeVED AS A FIREMAN, HE SHOULD BURN BOOKS. he was always very patient aND CONFIDENT IN THE STRENGTH OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT. ONE EXAMPLE OF THIS IS COURAGE: HE SHOWS COURAGE IN WHAT HE DOES. THIS IS INDIRECT CHARACTERIZATION BECAUSE HE ACTUALLY SHOWS INTELLIGENCE IN WHAT HE DOES.
Montag was directly ambitious about his job because at the first few pages he mentioned that he loved his job and loves the fact that he likes to burn books. This is a direct characterization because he actually loves what he does for a living.