Examples Of Figurative Language In The Veldt

611 Words3 Pages

Most well written and descriptive stories use many disparate tools to make it better. The author of the story The Veldt used figurative language, imagery, and diction to foreshadow the tragic ending of the story. In the end the children use the lions from Africa to slaughter their parents ,and you can kind of guess that the children are planning something evil because of the descriptions and figurative language in the story. The children give off a very negative aura throughout the whole story that leads you to believe that something cynical is occuring. The most paramount example in the story is when they first took a look at the nursery they were using imagery to describe the African Veldt. It stated,”Now the hidden odorophonics were beginning

Open Document