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The Veldt
Updated: 3/9/2020
The Veldt
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  • George and Lynda, the parents of Peter and Wendy, live in a house full of technologically advanced machines. One of those being the Nursery. But when George and Lydia decide to turn off the Nursery for a break, the children, so attached decide that they have had enough, they act and the results are deadly.
  • Nicole Reed
  • Topic- The possible bad outcomes that come with replacing technology with parents in children's lives.
  • If parents don't step up, the future could hold technology replacing love for kids, and that could effect everyone negatively.
  • Setting
  • "They walked down the hall of their soundproofed Happylife Home, which had cost them thirty thousand dollars installed, this house which clothed and fed and rocked them to sleep and played and sang and was good to them."
  • "The Veldt" by Ray Bradbury
  • Peter Hadly
  • "I wouldn’t want the nursery locked up,” said Peter coldly. “Ever.”""“I don’t think you’d better consider it any more, Father.”"
  • "You’ve let this room and this house replace you and your wife in your children’s affections. This room is their mother and father, far more important in their lives than their real parents."
  • George and Lydia Hadley have let technology replace them in their children’s lives and it will effect them.
  • "And suddenly they realized why those other screams had sounded familiar."
  • The setting also sets the conflict, because everything is all automated the kids get so attached so when George and Lynda took that away they where angry, they could not let the only thing they loved die.
  • In Conclusion
  • Peter's comment show that he will go to far extincts to protect technology that he loves over his parents.
  • The theme of not letting technology replace parents is an example of what a conflict or disagreement could turn into if parents don't disciple and parent there kids.
  • #Parents over Tech.
  • The Setting supports the the theme the most because the house and the nursery are full of technology that the kids are very attached to. When George and Lydia Hadley try to take that away from them they act on love for the technology. As an result they have to get George and Lydia out of the picture.
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