Fahrenheit 451

What is being compared here he wore his happiness like a mask and girl had run across the lawn with the mask.

What does this reveal about the individual?

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The simile implies that the girl somehow took his happiness away.

The simile is saying that Montag put on a "mask" of fake happiness. On the outside, he is happy and without any worries, but subconsciously, he is actually sad and toiling with himself.


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