The Veldt by Ray Bradbury

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“I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots”-Albert Einstein. This quote demonstrates that as technology develops and introduces itself more into society, it gains control over humans. Technology has transformed into a huge problem in our societies, since now it’s really important for our lives. Many people are addicted to technology and use it in their daily routines. They use it everywhere they go, like the bathroom and even before falling asleep.Technology is a great thing, but it can also cause a disconnection between ourselves and the people that are around us, as read in the story ‘The Veldt” where the family uses technology too much which causes them to loose connection. Generations now a days are becoming addicted to technology at an earlier age, and use it instead of playing outside with their friends. Also many people in our society are willing to attack for technology. For instance, people are now stealing other peoples’ smart phones because they are so expensive, it doesn’t matter if they need to hurt someone to get what they want, they will do everything possible. Considering that in the story “The Veldt,”by Ray Bradbury the dependence on technology takes away the humanity, which causes people to use violence against each other, shown through symbolism, metaphors/similes and imagery. The symbolism of the “living house” highlights how technology leads to violence towards humans. The author is

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