on page 103, why does beatty keep quoting these cliches that were supposedly in his dreams? Why is this significant?
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Captain Beatty is a complex man. He loves and hates the quotes from these books. He is torn apart by the beauty of the passages juxtaposed with the orthodoxy imposed by the state. In desperation Beatty tries to dismiss books as silly but each time he quotes them, he venerates them more.