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The river was very real; it held him comfortably and gave him the time, at last, the leisure, to consider this month, this year, and a lifetime of years. He listened to his heart slow. His thoughts stopped rushing with his blood.

Which of the following is true about this passage from the text?

A

The passage describes the alienation and lack of connectedness that Montag felt in his former life.

B

Bradbury's narration describes how the river provides Guy with the peace and serenity he needed as he dies while floating along in the water.

C

The passage illustrates that once he is in contact with nature, Guy is able to think more clearly and is more connected to reality.

D

Guy is finally able to relax, according to this passage, now that the helicopters and policemen have given up on the chase and don't care about apprehending him.

E

It is implied that Guy is relieved that he has achieved one out of three elements that Faber told him he was missing from his life.