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    Ray Bradbury's short story, "The Pedestrian," shows the not-too-distant future in a very unfavorable light. The thinking world has been eaten away by the convenience that is high technology. This decay is represented by the fate that befalls Leonard Mead. Though only an isolated incident, it foreshadows the end of thinking, literate society. The world in the year 2053 is populated by people who are more dead than alive. Their technology has made them very lazy. Walking has become obsolete, as

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    advantages of technology, it has contributed to an inactive population that is unable to think for themselves. Ray Bradbury was born on August 20, 1920 in Waukegan, Illinois. Bradbury won the Pulitzer prize in 2004 for his literary work, like “The Veldt.” The overall theme of Bradbury’s short stories and novels is that the world is undergoing a "too rapid and pervasive technological change"(Bradbury). “The Veldt” discusses a family of four living in a house in which everything is done for them. There

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    the theme is portrayed differently in the short stories is how finances play a role in family life. For instance, in Ray Bradbury’s “The Veldt,” the Hadley’s have access to such an extreme amount of money that it begins to affect how the parents and kids interact. This occurs when Peter threatens his father by saying, “I don’t think you’d better consider it any more, father” (Bradbury 7). On the contrary, the relationship between the members of the White family is much

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    Ray Bradbury often uses the element of suspense in his stories to keep them interesting. Suspense is used in stories to create attentiveness and make the reader uncertain about the outcome. Since “suspense is a genuine, distinct element in our emotional framework,” it is often used to hook the reader and then draw them into the story and create momentum for the plot. Although the goal is clear in suspenseful stories, suspense creates many ways in which the problem can be solved. The first story

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    Ray Bradbury made a future realistic story. The future story was (The Veldt.) The story takes where these kids in the story loved it so much that they even called their dad by his first name. They loved the nursery so much that they changed the nursery so their parents won’t know that they have been staying on Africa. That they change it to Africa. The lions in Africa didn’t attack the kids but they attacked the parents. I think that the theme to the story is never trust kids with technology. One

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    Having Technology all around us helps us have easy access to information such as if we wanted to get to a destination and did not know where to go. We are able to get access to information at anytime and everywhere. In the short story The Veldt by Ray Bradbury they start to face the many dangers of technology. Once they start to lose their technology they do not know what to do with there life anymore. A major theme of this story is that there are many dangers of technology and this relates to what

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    In the short stories, “August 2026” and “ The Pedestrian”, by Ray Bradbury, the author uses the setting to help contribute the tone and help the develop the tone. Both of the stories takes place in the later future with the destruction of mankind using technology and war. The setting in the story creates a negative tone towards mankind and the technology used by mankind, and Bradbury uses this to help convey the theme which is, mankind is slowly and surely destroying itself over time. In “August

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    Technology is an application of scientific knowledge. In my opinion Ray Bradbury’s is wrong about technology but he has a good idea that technology could take over our lives and impact us majorly. As in Ray Bradbury’s short stories, “There Will Come Soft Rains” and “The Veldt” throughout these short stories he described how technology could harm or be destructive to the world. However, in my opinion I disagree with Ray Bradbury’s opinion since with technology it makes our lives more efficient, entertains

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    While the argument Ray Bradbury was making in Fahrenheit 451 could be the consequences of censorship, it’s more likely that he was writing about how we cannot let technology replace the things in life that matter. In the society that the book Fahrenheit 451 is set in, everything and everyone revolves around technology. It has taken the place of getting to know the people around you, and it has taken away the simple pleasures in life. Near the beginning of the book, Clarisse and Montag are talking

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    BradBury Your Worry “I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.” This may sound like something that an anti-technology person would say. Possibly an older person or someone technologically inept. However, the person that this is attributed to is no other than scientific genius and creator of the theory of relativity, Albert Einstein. While there is no proof that he said this, many people quote this as a way to hamper the growing

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