The Illustrated Man Setting & Symbolism

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The Nurseryappears in The Veldt

In the Hadley's fully automated home, the nursery is a room that comes to life with realistic looking holograms, reflecting anything the children imagine or think about.

Radiosappears in Kaleidoscope

After the spaceship crew is blown out of their spaceship, they maintain contact with each other through the radios in their spacesuits as they float helplessly away from each other toward their deaths.

Marsappears in The Other Foot

Mars has been colonized by black families, who left Earth before it was annihilated by nuclear war. Mars has a blue sky and fertile soil.

Guns, Rope, and Paintappears in The Other Foot

As a spaceship approaches Mars, manned by a white person, the Martians gather guns, rope, and paint. The guns are to overpower the white visitors. The rope is for lynching...

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