the veldt

the veldt

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  • Lauren Britton
  • A family living in a technologically advanced home spoil their kids. When  they threten to turn off the house the kids trap them in the nursury and kill them.
  • Spoiling children and the consequences 
  • When you spoil your children it can have irreversible consequences.
  • The nursery door is locked
  • Futuristic home
  • Would I have to tie my own shoes instead of letting the shoe tier do it? And brush my own teeth and comb my hair and give myself a bath?”
  • The Veldt by Ray Bardbury
  • George
  • "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. And now you come along and want to shut it off. No wonder there’s hatred here."
  • "Too much love never spoiled children. Children become spoiled when we substitute presents for presence."  -Anthony Witham
  • The parents spoiling the kids
  •   "We've  given  the children everything they ever  wanted. Is  this  our reward-secrecy, disobedience?" 
  • The HappyLife Home has spoiled the children by replacing their parents, giving them what they want, and doing everything for them. This has cause them to be brats and not want to do anything themselves.
  • In conclusion
  • The conflict best suports the theme because the story's conflict is where the theme comes from. Without the conflict the sory would have no theme. The conflict shows the problem that needs to be solved and the theme comes from it.
  • The kids have becoem so spoiled because they have a machine to do everything for them. They no longer want to do anything.
  • The conflict has developed the theme by showing how the parents spoiling their kids has affected them.
  • #DontSpoilYourKids #PresenceOverPresents
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