The Veldt Questions and Answers
by Ray Bradbury

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In "The Veldt," what mental and emotional effect does the veldt have on the children, the parents and the psychologist?

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It is interesting to see the different reactions that the various characters in this excellent short story have in response to the veldt that the children create on their nursery walls. The story begins as George and Lydia enter the nursery and see the veldt that their children have created in all of its horror. As the lions that stare at them in such a hungry and menacing way run towards them, both of them rush out with George laughing and Lydia crying. Lydia is quite obviously terrified by the veldt, but note what George says to...

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