Fahrenheit 451

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Montag says that the firemen wanted to provide as much of a show as possible.

Which quote from the text supports this notion?

A

"Always at night the alarm comes. Never by day! Is it because the fire is prettier by night?"

B

"...the books went up in sparkling whirls and blew away on a wind turned dark with burning..."

C

"Complete darkness, not a hint of the silver world outside, the windows tightly shut, the chamber a tomb-world where no sound from the great city could penetrate."

D

"It was a pleasure to burn."

E

"...men whose faces were sunburnt by a thousand real and ten thousand imaginary fires, whose work flushed their cheeks and fevered their eyes..."