What reasons would Wendy and Peter have for murdering their parents in "The Veldt?"
The basic reason behind Wendy and Peter wanting to get rid of their parents is that, being children, Wendy and Peter have already been given an unnecessarily significant amount of freedom. Once they blend their imagination, their heightened sensitivities, and the love for the freedom that they experience in the nursery room where they created the veldt, they begin to apply this need for freedom to their daily lives. However, when the parents become an obstacle to their freedom, the natural...
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