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Fahrenheit 451

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Beatty Quote Meaning

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Which choice best summarizes what Beatty means when he says, “Magazines became a nice blend of vanilla tapioca. Books, so the damned snobbish critics said, were dishwater”?

A

Magazines continued to be tolerable, but books were considered to be trashy.

B

Self-important book critics marred the public's opinion of books, and maintained a neutral opinion toward magazines.

C

Newspapers outlived magazines and books when the latter two were outlawed by the government.

D

Magazines and books ceased to contain substantive content.

E

At some point, people began to recycle and compost books and publications.