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What is the significance of Beneatha's statement about the cockroach spray?

Mama Look out there girl, before you be spilling some stuff on that child!

Travis (teasing) That's right - look out now!

Beneatha (drily) I can't imagine that it would hurt him - it has never hurt the roaches.

A

It is an expression of admiration for the cockroaches' strength.

B

It is an ironic use of humor expressing dissatisfaction.

C

It shows disappointment thatTravis was not hurt.

D

It is an attempt to distract Walter from thinking about the money.

E

She thinks Travis should be punished for swatting her.

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