To begin with, Bradbury develops his theme that technology affects quality of familial relationships through the use of foreshadowing. Foreshadowing is ample in stories with sinister climaxes and endings. Since “The Veldt” culminates in the murder of two adults, it has quotes that foreshadow the death of George and Lydia Hadley. Bradbury introduces foreshadowing in the short story to exhibit George’s and Lydia’s fear and the defiance of Peter and Wendy Hadley. In the beginning of the story, when the parents are in the multi-dimensional nu...
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