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Fahrenheit 451

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Animal Imagery

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Bradbury uses figurative language several times in the novel to give machines animal-like qualities. Which passage is one such instance?

A

"Toast popped out of the silver toaster, was seized by a spidery metal hand that drenched it with melted butter."

B

"The Mechanical Hound slept but did not sleep, lived but did not live in its gently humming, gently vibrating, softly illuminated kennel back in a dark corner of the firehouse."

C

"They had this machine. They had two machines, really. One of them slid down into your stomach like a black cobra down an echoing well looking for all the old water and the old time gathered there."

D

A and C

E

B and C