Analysis Of Ray Bradbury's 'The Veldt'

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In life and literature, people make decisions in their lives. Other people may make an entirely different decision when faced with certain situations. Some individuals make thoughtful decisions that make their life better for the long term. However, others make less thoughtful decisions that come to harm them in the future. Peter and Wendy are two characters in Ray Bradbury’s short story, “The Veldt” that make inconsiderate decisions. Peter and Wendy make the decision to kill their parents when the nursery is endangered. George and Lydia made the decision to give up their parental responsibility. George and Lydia made the decision to have Peter and Wendy raised in a technologically advanced home. Their mother rethought about the decision that she made when she became aware that Peter and Wendy have been playing too much in the Veldt. The parents became suspicious when they sensed the reality of the “heat”, the “vultures” and the “screams” in the playroom. George and Lydia decide the time has come for the nursery to be shut down a few days. When the technology in the playroom makes the decision to refuse George’s commands, George decides to close the “fool room” forever.…show more content…
The majority of the times, the children decide to express evil thoughts in the nursery. When George and Lydia are about, Peter and Wendy decide to hide their savagery from their parents by changing the playroom to a magical wonderland. The children pick the playroom to be a harsh and cruel reality, which reflects their savage personalities. Once the Veldt is threatened, the children decide to oppose their parents. For Peter and Wendy, their rebellion is necessary to protect the nursery. In George and Lydia’s view, the children’s acts seem cruel, causing the parents to decide on closing the

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