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Fahrenheit 451

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Read the following excerpted dialogue between Montag and Clarisse.

"Well, doesn't this mean anything to you?" He tapped the numerals 451 stitched on his char-colored sleeve.

What can be inferred about the society and/or culture that Montag and Clarisse inhabit?

A

451 is considered to be a lucky number.

B

Clarisse idolizes and looks up to firemen.

C

Firemen like showing off their soot-covered, charred clothing as a sign of bravery.

D

Being a fireman connotes a certain prestige.

E

Montag disapproves of Clarisse's religious beliefs.