Analysis Of The Book ' The Veldt '

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When talking about the future of technology, one can only imagine what it will be down the road. The future of technology evokes many questions about the preservation of human existence, human advancement, and intelligence. The story of, The Veldt, shows us how modern technology can destroy a family. The story begins with the mother of the family, Lydia. She seems alarmed or confused about something. At first, this might lead you to believe Lydia has true individual characteristics. However, as you read on, you can see the stereotyped reactions to every situation that comes about. Later in the story the parents discuss the problems of the “smart” house and nursery. The mother describes the house as the mother, the wife, and the nursemaid. Even she had her doubts on whether she could compete with it. The parents in the story look upon their children 's needs as services instead of ways of expressing any love or care.
The room’s actions in The Veldt can be seen as Bradbury’s warning to society about the threat technology can have on a family. Although technology has benefited the Hadley 's, it eventually destroyed them by creating both mental and physical destruction. Technology destroyed the Hadley 's is more ways than one. Not only is this true for the parents, but also for their children. This family was a normal family who wanted to be carefree and live an excellent life. They had no idea what was coming to them. Later on in the story, after we learned about how…

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