Symbolism In The Nursery

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Finally, through the use of symbolism in the name “The Nursery,” Bradbury helps strengthen the idea that when children are spoiled by their parents, material possessions become far more valuable in their lives than their own parents. The name “The Nursery” symbolizes how the children are growing up with The Nursery as a parental figure in their lives; it is where they develop and grow in their thoughts and ideas. When David McClean is inspecting The Nursery, he says to George, “This room is their mother and father, far more important in their lives than their real parents” (Bradbury 11). Since Lydia and George wanted to give Wendy and Peter whatever they wanted, they bought them The Nursery, and as a result, Wendy and Peter became so obsessed
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