Fahrenheit 451

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Which quote from the text best illustrates the importance of self-examination and understanding in avoiding self-destruction?

A

"Faber peered out, looking very old in the light and very fragile and very much afraid. The old man looked as if he had not been out of the house in years. He and the white plaster walls inside were much the same."

B

"... some day we'll remember so much that we'll build the biggest goddam steam-shovel in history and dig the biggest grave of all time and shove war in and cover it up...we're going to go build a mirror-factory first and put out nothing but mirrors for the next year and take a long look in them."

C

"And the Government, seeing how advantageous it was to have people reading only about passionate lips and the fist in the stomach, circled the situation with your fire-eaters."

D

"Montag said nothing but stood looking at the women's faces as he had once looked at the faces of saints in a strange church he had entered when he was a child. The faces of those enameled creatures meant nothing to him."

E

"In Beatty's sight, Montag felt the guilt of his hands. His fingers were like ferrets that had done some evil and now never rested..."