Why does Derry tell Mr Lamb that he is afraid of seeing himself in the mirror in the story ‘On the Face of it’?

Question: Why does Derry tell Mr Lamb that he is afraid of seeing himself in the mirror in the story ‘On the Face of it’? [CBSE (AI) 2007]

Answer: Derry’s face had become scarred due to acid burns. This terrified him and brought in bad memories of the incident. In order to avoid them, he avoided seeing himself in the mirror.


Why does Derry tell Mr Lamb that he is afraid of seeing himself in the mirror in the story ‘On the Face of it’?


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