Where is there foreshadowing in "The Veldt" by Ray Bradbury?

Foreshadowing occurs throughout "The Veldt," such as when George finds his bloodied wallet in the nursery and when Dave McClean finds Lydia's bloodied scarf there. George and Lydia also hear "screams" coming from the nursery.

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"The Veldt" uses foreshadowing as a key plot element. This is apparent from the first lines of the story, where Lydia thinks there is something the matter with the nursery room and asks her husband to look at it. Much of the story plays off George's condescension to his wife's concern about the room, but it's clear from the beginning that there is something the matter with it and that George is not taking the situation seriously enough. Bradbury gives us unsettling hints along the way: When George goes into the room, he hears a scream and the sound of lions; he discovers that the room will not respond to his commands. He thinks the room is "out of order," but Lydia suggests that Peter "set it that way," something George dismisses.

Even George begins to be concerned when he confronts the children about the room, and they deny that there is any Africa at all. Then he finds his wallet, chewed and smeared with blood. Later, they hear "familiar" screams coming from the room. When Peter asks if...

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