Metaphors In The Veldt By Ray Bradbury

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In the short story The Veldt by Ray Bradbury, the author focuses largely on metaphors throughout the whole story to help the reader gain a deeper understanding of places and objects that are new to the reader’s world. The story is about two parents who live in a dystopian world with two kids that are misbehaving. The kids won’t stop thinking about Africa which makes the nursery create an African environment. No matter what the parents do, the kids just continue to lie about the nursery and the nursery’s walls. In the beginning of The Veldt, Bradbury uses many similes to describe the nursery. For example, “It was empty as a jungle glade at hot high.” He does this because the nursery is a completely make believe place. To help the reader better