Family Relationships In The Veldt By Ray Bradbury

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In The Veldt by Ray Bradbury, the author shows when individuals face the power of control through family dynamics it results in the ability to present youth culture and dominance due to generational differences and the love ones parents show for their children. This is shown through the quote "but nothing 's too good for our children” and the quote "run see and come tell." She obeyed. "Wendy, come back here!" said George Hadley, but she was gone”. Those quotes showcase the nature of the theme. As the first quote explains the love George the father of the children has for them and how he is willing to go to any extremes in order to provide them with anything they desire and makes them happy. This demonstrates the theme of the love ones parents…show more content…
The second quote illustrates the theme of youth culture presented through generational differences. This is illustrated through Wendy obeying the commands of her brother Peter instead of her father. This represented the family dynamics of how the children view themselves as superior compared to their parents who they should be listening and respecting, instead the opposite has occurred.

Oftentimes, when individuals face the control and authority of futuristic gadgets, they often forget their morals and youth, leading to escapades beyond their age and the hindering of societal values and rules. This is seen in The Veldt by Ray Bradbury, as when the children access technology it leads them to forget about their parents and their prior way of life. It allows them to not live life the way children should of playing with toys or outdoors, instead they chase and play with felines. This
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This is seen in The Veldt by Ray Bradbury, as every character presented views themselves or other characters as unneeded. This is seen by the children as they do not value their parents and have found replacement in the technology placed in their nursery. The parents feel useless as they do not due much which leads to the fathers drinking and smoking addiction. This can be seen by the quote “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?" As well as the quote "You look as if you didn 't know what to do with yourself in this house, either. You smoke a little more every morning and drink a little more every afternoon and need a little more sedative every night." Both these quotes illustrate how the parents feel useless and unneeded compared to the technology they have been provided with that offers them and their children with all their needs and desires, which overall ends up doing more harm to the family than
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