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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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    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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    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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    disapproves of the activities he wants to enjoy. The episode shows that Bud wants to grow up even though his parents continuously treat him like a kid. Another distant relationship between children and parent is the literary text, “The Veldt” by Ray Bradbury. In Bradbury’s text, the children’s self refinance on technology replaced the parents absent role in the family. The theme of depending on technology, abandonment, and man versus machine justify the parents’ blind sight, enabling technology to

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    vacuums, clothes them, and more. The HappyLife home does so much for them that bad things start to happen. In the end, the kids will use the house’s technology to kill their parents. That is why the science fiction short story, “The Veldt”, by Ray Bradbury is about attachment and reveals that when people try to dissolve another’s dysfunctional attachment, hate and suspicion are left behind. “The Veldt” includes many occurrences where the parents try to eliminate Peter and Wendy’s attachment with

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    To begin, The Veldt presents technology as something that makes life too easy. In fact, technology makes life so easy that it's not even really living anymore, the parents in the story brought the nursery room so that it helps their children, but then the children lived in an imaginary life and they were completely dependent on the nursery, they used it a lot and exceedingly and in a wrong way, they were not able to leave it as they were addicted to it. For example, when their parents were thinking

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    The veldt

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    bad, from dieting to socializing, moderation is key. Ray Bradbury highlights this idea in his short fiction story "The Veldt". Bradbury communicates the dangers of excessive technology through the use of two young middle class children. Kattelman raves, "Bradbury is indeed a skilled writer, who brings together many important literary elements in "The Veldt." The ability to manipulate and combine words for maximum effect is what has set Bradbury apart from many other short story writers." Reviews like

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