Similes In The Pedestrian By Ray Bradbury

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Ray Bradbury's “The Pedestrian” is a short story about a man and his wife whom lose their endearing connection with their children to the grip of technology. Ray Bradbury helps readers comprehend the setting in “The Veldt” by using similes throughout the story to create a vivid image. Bradbury incorporates similes throughout the story in a detailed manner. The story begins with including the graphic simile, “It was empty as a jungle glade at hot high noon” (Bradbury 1). This simile ideally captures the setting of a balmy, desolate jungle in the middle of the afternoon. Again, Bradbury uses a simile to describe the imagery of the setting, “The only flaw to the illusion was the open door through which he could see his wife, far down the dark
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