What role does obsession play in sound machine?

What role does obsession play in sound machine?

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    Unhealthy obsession in the story portrays the fact that it’s raises instability and fear in one’s mind which creates drastic consequences for the person. Klausner was obsessed with the titular sound machine obsession that lead to people around him think that he is mad. Roald Dahl illustrates the theme of obsession by depicting Klausner‘s preoccupation with the sound machine and how he becomes more and more absorbed in his work. Klausner‘s obsessiveness clouds his reality and his logical judgment as he no longer recognizes the doctor’s humanity or authority when at the end he strikes up a menacing pose with the axe.

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