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Why does Bradbury describe the chase sequence at length?

Book Fahrenheit 451 (The chase for Montag)

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  • Andrew
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    1 month ago

    A. Because during his flight there is a sudden downpour and Montag falls ill, forcing him to remain at Netherfield longer than he had originally intended... 

    B. After recuperating, he sets out for the next safe house, the Grange, but is bitten by a mechanical hound and winds up bedridden for five weeks...

    C. Montag receives a telegram informing him that his mother has died. While strolling along a beach with Faber, Montag is accosted by two men. A fight breaks out and Montag kills one of the men...

    D. Montag escapes from the prison ship where he is being held and makes his way to a churchyard where he encounters a young boy who brings him food and tools so that he can unshackle himself... 

    E. Montag begins posing as a doctor in a small town called Centrestrut... 

    F. In order to blend in, Montag begins to attend the lavish parties being held at his eccentric neighbour's home... 

    G. A young waitress suspects that Montag may have been involved with the murder on the beach, so Montag marries her to keep her from giving evidence against him. The two leave the city mere hours before it is destroyed in a nuclear attack and Montag begins memorizing the text of Louis-Ferdinand Céline's "Journey to the End of the Night" in its entirety...  

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