Ray Bradbury conveys his theme by using imagery. While in the nursery, Bradbury describes how “Africa” looked and smelled. “The hot straw smell of lion grass, the cool green smell of the hidden water hole, the great rusty smell of animals, the smell of dust like a red paprika in the hot air” (Bradbury). This helps describe how real the nursery made “Africa” appear to be. The children relied on the nursery to imagine everything for them. “His description of the electronically produced Afri...
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