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Fahrenheit 451

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Which quote from the text asserts that people use books selectively to support their points and advance their own agendas?

A

"There must be something in books, things we can't imagine, to make a woman stay in a burning house; there must be something there. You don't stay for nothing."

B

"What traitors books can be! You think they're backing you up, and they turn on you. Others can use them, too, and there you are, lost in the middle of the moor, in a great welter of nouns and verbs and adjectives."

C

"If they give you ruled paper, write the other way."

D

"It was a pleasure to burn."

E

"Books were only one type or receptacle where we stored a lot of things we were afraid we might forget. There is nothing magical in them at all."