The Veldt


Ray Bradbury

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The Happylife Home

The Happylife Home symbolizes a new consumerist society in which all of our needs and desires are instantly met, and all of our daily tasks become automated. It simultaneously frees the Hadleys to do whatever… (read full symbol analysis)

The “Nursery”

The nursery is a product of society’s most sophisticated technology, and gives its users the amazing ability to create a virtual world from sheer imagination. A “nursery” is another name for a children’s bedroom and… (read full symbol analysis)

The Veldt

The veldt, with its punishing heat and its menacing lions and vultures, represents the reality of human existence and human nature. As a product of the nursery, the veldt serves as a mirror of… (read full symbol analysis)