The Misuse Of Technology In The Veldt By Ray Bradbury

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The Veldt Essay We rely on technology nowadays to do simple tasks for us like dry our hair, research answers on the web, and watch television for entertainment and for the news. Technology is being over used for very simple things, what if we relied on them too much as a whole for us to forget to do simple tasks? Would it be helpful to us that we rely on technology to do everything for us? In the story "The Veldt", the author Ray Bradbury communicates that the misuse of technology can lead to unforeseen disadvantages, he demonstrates the theme through his uses of imagery and symbolism.

The author Ray Bradbury uses imagery of the setting, which is the house, to develop the misuse of technology. The story begins with the Hadley’s being delusional about their children, thinking there is something mentally wrong with them because of what the children’s portrayed in the nursery. The nursery in the story is described as an African Veldt, “That sun. He could feel it on his neck, still, like a hot paw. And the lions. And the smell of blood.” This sentence suggests how the African Veldt looks like a menacing place to be because of the lions that are being visualized. By doing this, Bradbury highlights the dangers and the reality that the nursery can sooner or later compose. “…presently an African veldt appeared, in three dimensions, on all sides, in color reproduced to the final pebble and bit of straw.” This quote implies how the nursery can be realistic due to the children

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