How can you paraphrase "They walked in the warm-cool blowing night on the silvered pavement..." in the novel Fahrenheit 451?

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They walked in the warm-cool blowing night on the silvered pavement and there was the faintest breath of fresh apricots and strawberries in the air, and he looked around and realized that was quite impossible so late in the year.

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The full text of this quote is:

They walked in the warm-cool blowing night on the silvered pavement and there was the faintest breath of fresh apricots and strawberries in the air, and he looked around and realized that was quite impossible so late in the year.

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Montag and Clarisse walked in the cool evening as the warm breeze blew down the street. In the wind, Montag could make out a faint scent of fresh apricots and strawberries, but knew it couldn't be true as they were out of season.

The importance of significance of this quote is that Montag's strict sense of reality is altered by Clarisse's presence. The imagery is more vibrant and profound with Clarisse walking next to him. He does not just walk down the street but rather on the "silvered pavement." He begins to question what he has known so far and begins to see the beauty in nature just as Clarisse does.

Clarisse and Montag's relationship is an important catalyst for Montag's internal conflict. Check out the following links to further read about their relationship.

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"They walked in the warm-cool night on the silvered pavement," Bradbury uses the paradoxical imagery of a night that is both warm and cool to again establish the mood of the scene and the characters' emotions: They are emotionally warm toward each other and they are walking on a cool evening; the mood then is inviting and their emotions encompass affection. The metaphor of "silvered pavement" means the sidewalk cement was reflecting moonlight shinning from above. This confirms and adds to the mood and their revealed emotions. You might paraphrase this as: They walked affectionately together in the cool of the night on a pavement softly lighted by the moon glowing above.

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