Bradbury uses this quote “He could feel it on his neck, still, like a hot paw” as a way to create the ambiance in the story, As these words are used by George while having dinner and thinking about his experience in the nursery in recent past. This as a memory of the Veldt also foreshadows the end.
Kinda like he’s still traumatizer or has a bad feeling about the nursery.
Explanation: The author is explaining “and the smell of blood.” Indicating that he still remains unsure about how real things seemed.
It means that Mr. Hadley's memory is capable of keeping even the smallest details.
The phrase "He could feel it on his neck, still, like a hot paw" reveals that Mr. Hadley has an admirable memory reminding him of the smallest details and the sensations he felt in each place he passed. He vividly remembers everything, that's why he says that a certain region had a sun so intense that he could still feel the heat on his neck, like a hot paw.
The quote “He could feel it on his neck, still, like a hot paw” reveal that Mr. Hadley remembers the Veldt very clearly.
'The Veldt' by Ray Bradbury is an excellent science fiction which depicts a tale of advance of technology and how it is important for people and parents to maintain a good communication during such times of technological advancements.
George Hadley is the central character of the novel The Veldt. As the story moves forward, we come across a quote '"He could feel it on his neck, still, like a hot paw.' From this quote we can figure out that Mr. Hadley still remembers the veldt very clearly and vividly. He recalls each and every small details with absolute clarity, as if it was all real. And that was the time when Hadley realizes that something is wrong.