Literary Analysis On The Veldt

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How many times a day do you find yourself calling or texting someone? Technology has evolved in to something we can’t control. We rely on technology for basically everything we do in our life, from calling someone, to cleaning our pools and vacuuming our rugs. In Ray Bradury’s fictional short story “The Veldt” he criticizes modern society’s relationship with technology by giving examples of families becoming too dependent on technology, proving that kids grow to have dysfunctional relationships, and are isolated from the real world. For example, one thing Ray Bradbury criticizes is society’s dependency on technology. The Hadley family has such a technological house that they don’t know how to do anything themselves. The family has become completely dependent on the technology in the household. George Hadley threatens to take away all the technology and Peter whines: “That sounds dreadful! I have to tie my own shoes instead of letting the shoe tier do it? And brush my own teeth and comb my own hair and give myself a bath.” This sounds completely ridiculous to us Peter saying he has to brush…show more content…
By their parents trying to give them everything they wanted they have grown to spoil their kids. Through spoiling their kids Peter and Wendy always believe they should get what they want without doing anything for anyone else. That’s just it they don’t have anyone to answer to because the house does everything for them not their parents. Lydia confesses “That’s just it I feel like I don’t belong here. The house is wife and mother now and nursemaid. Can I compete with an African veldt? Can I give a bath and scrub the children as efficiently or quickly as the automatic scrub bath can? I cannot.” In this statement Lydia admits that the house has grown to completely replace her and she cannot compete with the

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