What Surprises Clarisse About the Way Montag Answers Her Questions

what surprises clarisse about the way montag answers her questions

Clarisse, the curious neighbor of protagonist Guy Montag in Fahrenheit 451, is surprised by the depth and honesty of Montag’s answers to her probing questions. She expects him to dismiss her inquiries about his happiness as superficial, but Montag’s contemplative responses reveal a discontent beneath his seemingly contented surface. Clarisse’s curiosity forges a bond between them, setting in motion Montag’s journey toward individuality and rebellion against their oppressive society.