Analysis Of The Veldt Vs. Marionettes, Inc.

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Have you ever wondered what it is like to drown yourself in an one-of-a-kind story? From rebellion to futuristic technology, Ray Bradbury is a novelist, poet, screenwriter, and he has written many short stories, some revolving around the favorable and the deceiving within humanity and futuristic, technological conflicts. The stories, “The Veldt" and "Marionettes, Inc.", have very similar situations and plot structure. "Marionettes, Inc." focalizes on the main character, Braling, who despises his crazy wife so buys the new and illegal marionette that looks just like him, so that it can pretend to be Braling while he does whatever he wants. The marionette back fires on him and tries to take control of his life. “The Veldt” is about a family living in a futuristic home and …show more content…
The children set the room to a veldt, which causes the parents to get worried about their safety, due to the virtual vicious lion. Both stories consist of some kind of futuristic technology invention that the characters possess, but later on in the story, the invention backfires on the characters. Centering on the two short stories, written by Rad Bradbury, both show similar plot structure through foreshadow, technological conflict, and characters going against humanity. To kick off, the two stories show comparable plot structure through foreshadow. In “The Veldt”, the Hadley family starts off on a smooth path, until they get a nursery which turns into a virtual reality. The room is extremely expensive, and also very futuristic, but the parents, George and Lydia decide to get it for the kids, Peter and Wendy. The children set the room into a veldt, which an African lion virtually lives. Later on, the children lock the parents into the room in which the lion feeds on them for revenge because Lydia and George turned off the nursery beforehand. In the story, it

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