Isolation In Ray Bradbury's 'The Veldt'

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In “The Veldt”, Bradbury illustrates the slippery slope, an idea or course of action which will lead to something unacceptable, wrong, or disastrous, of technology. Before the Hadleys purchased the “HappyLife Home,” their lives were filled with work that had to be done. But after, the house now replaced all kinds of work, even caring for their children have been replaced with the nursery. Peter and Wendy are affected the most in this situation, their interactions with their parents are completely replaced by the nursery. Their past interest of books, social activities, and playing outside are all replaced by a room with can recreate their imagination. This isolation from other people, even their parents, has resulted in the lost of emotions.

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