Analysis Of The Veldt By Ray Bradbury

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The parents, George and Lydia, are to blame for their own deaths because they gave their kids everything they wanted. In the story “The Veldt” by Ray Bradbury, the parents bought a SMART house that has a nursery with virtual reality. The kids had grown really close to the technology in the house and spent a lot of time in the nursery going anywhere they could imagine. The parents started to become worried about what their children were thinking about when they went to visit the nursery.
Early in the story, we see the kids getting everything they want beginning to develop when the parents walked to the nursery to see if there was something wrong with it. They saw that they were in Africa, surrounded by animals that looked very real. In the distance, there were lions eating a bloody animal. “( The nursery) had cost half again as much as the rest of the house. "But nothing 's too good for our children," George had said.” This quote shows that the parents bought the nursery because they want their kids to have all of the new technology. Also, when he said this it shows that they will give their kids everything, even if it is more than what the parents have.
Later in the story, we see the kids getting everything they want that truly leads to the parent 's deaths when the parents told the kids that they are shutting down the house and the nursery. They were going to go on vacation without any technology. “The two children were in hysterics. They screamed and pranced and threw
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