Essay on The Veldt

1782 WordsDec 29, 20108 Pages
Contextualization Raymond Douglas, known as Ray Bradbury is an American fantasy, horror, science fiction, and mystery writer. Bradbury was born in Illinois in 1920. He graduated from Los Angeles High School in 1938 but he did not attend college. However, he thinks libraries are much more important than colleges and universities. Bradbury began to publish science fiction stories in fanzines in 1938. He became a full-time writer by the end of 1942. His first collection of short stories, Dark Carnival, was published in 1947. Many of Bradbury's works have been adapted into TV shows or films and he is particularly…show more content…
George and Lydia will decide to call a psychologist. The psychologist David McClean will suggest them to turn off the room and the house, and leave. But before turning off the nursery the children asked their pa rents for one last nursery visit. After a few minutes the kids will call George and Lydia and when they will enter in the nursery to see what was happening the children will lock them in. It seems quite clear that the children are more connected to the house than they are their own parents. At this moment we understand that besides the African setting, George and Lydia find personal recreations of their belongings in the nursery. Structural analysis . At the beginning of the story we have a description of the situation. We know the story happens in the future. We know there is a family who lives in a mechanical house but the situation is normal and realistic. The complication in this story will be the nursery because it seems to be stuck in an African setting. it will create a real conflict between the nursery and the parents and also between the kids and the parents because they are actually the ones who create that African veldt. The tension increase during the story when for example, Mr. and Mrs. Hadley heir screams coming from the nursery, when they saw the nursery door trembling as if
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