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by Ray Bradbury

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What personal belongings do George and Lydia find in the nursery? Why are they there? How do they work as a literary device And which one(s) in the story "The Veldt?"

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The short story "The Veldt" by Ray Bradbury tells of a family that invests in a high-technology intelligent home. The parents quickly become disillusioned with the house, but the children thrive on it. The nursery in particular is impressive to them because it can construct realistic scenes from anywhere in the world. For some reason (which a psychologist later explains), the children select the landscape of an African veldt, complete with animals such as antelopes, vultures, and predatory lions.

On their first visit to the veldt in the nursery, the parents, George and Lydia, become terrified by the lions. When George reenters the nursery, the children have changed the scene to a more peaceful forest setting. On the ground, George finds something.

"An old wallet of...

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