Summary Of Clarisse's 'Are You Happy?'

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This passage matter because it an encounter with the main character Guy MOntag and a girl named Clarisse who informs Guy that life was once different from what they now are experiencing. Clarisse asks Guy multiple questions to provoke the idea in hi head that what people are doing now is not necessarily the right thing. This leads Guy to question why people now do the things they do and why people do not have knowledge regarding this information. The last question the Clarisse asks is, “Are you happy?” (Bradbury). This final question is the one which makes Guy go home and contemplate about what he is doing with his life. The author is trying to indirectly characterize through his speech that he has been misinformed by society just like everyone
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