Compare And Contrast The Veldt And The Pedestrian

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“This house which clothed and fed and rocked them to sleep and played and sang and was good to them.” In both stories“The Pedestrian” and “The Veldt” Bradbury teaches us that technology can swallow up a world and everyone and everything in it. In “The Pedestrian” the story uses inner thinking to show how the character feels about technology. While Leonard is walking he thinks about how no one is outside because, they all are controlled by technology. “And on his way he would see the cottages and homes… light appeared in flickers.” This shows how when Leonard is walking he does not see anyone else outside getting fresh air because, they are all on technology. Leonard gets arrested for being out too late and wanting to walk. Even though he has …show more content…

In the beginning of the story Bradbury uses description to describe the nursery and the house. “The walls were blank and two dimensional… the walls began to purr and recede into crystalline distance…” This passage uses description to describe what the nursery is like and how technology is used to create real places in the world. “His wife paused in the middle of the kitchen and watched the stove bust humming to itself, making supper for four.” This excerpt is used to show how the house “makes” all of the food and does things for them, so that they don’t even make their own food. In the end of the story the kids have so much anger towards their parents they are willing to do anything to get becak their technology and the nursery. The kids are so mad that they even are willing to kill their own parents. “Mr. Hadley looked at his wife and they turned and looked back at the beasts edging slowly forward crouching, tails stiff. Mr. and Mrs. Hadley screamed.” This passage shows that the kids killed their parents because they did not want them to turn off the nursery. they figured they don’t need them because the house and the technology already do everything for

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