' The Veldt, By Ray Bradbury

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The Veldt Essay

“The Veldt” is a short story written by Ray Bradbury and he talks about an issue that we are dealing with in our modern time, and it’s how newer technologies are taking over our minds and lifestyles.The author, Bradburry, is trying to prove that depending so much on technology and gadgets would ruin life styles and it brainwashes the people’s mind. Newer technology is also responsible for separating families apart, taking over the newer generation’s minds, and finally it causes the technology owners to become lazier and less productive.

To begin with, technology is clearly separating family members apart since everyone is busy using some sort of technology that is distracting them from bonding or even connecting with one another every once in a while. The father was upset regarding how technology is affecting their family in a bad way so he proceeded to say this, “Why don’t we shut the whole house off for a few days and take a vacation”. Shutting the technology off the whole house would be significant for the parents, since it will help retrieve their role in the family much more and giving them a purpose in the house. The mother was also not pleased in how some …show more content…

The mother got so triggered and said, “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

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