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Foreshadow Beatty's Death

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Which passage foreshadows Montag's eventual killing, by using his flamethrower, of Beatty?

A

“He took hold of a straight-backed chair and moved it slowly and steadily into the hall near the front door and climbed up on it and stood for a moment like a statue on a pedestal, his wife standing under him, waiting.”

B

“It was a pleasure to burn.”

C

“It [The Mechanical Hound] made a single last leap into the air, coming down at Montag from a good three feet over his head, its spidered legs reaching, the procaine needle snapping out its single angry tooth. Montag caught it with a bloom of fire...”

D

" 'Jesus God,'" said Montag. " 'Every hour so many damn things in the sky! How in hell did those bombers get up there every single second of our lives!... We've started and won two atomic wars since 1960.'”

E

“ 'But I kept putting her alongside the firemen in the house last night, and I suddenly realized I didn't like them at all, and I didn't like myself at all any more. And I thought maybe it would be best if the firemen themselves were burnt.' "