In this selection a family living in a tech house are worried about their children's obssesion with Africa. This leads them to inspect the nursery. after inspecting the Nursery they Threaten to turn off all tech in the house.Their Children lock them in the nursery out of rage and let them get killed by the lions in there.
Tech vs Family
When parents spoil their children it can have irreversible consequences.
Fururistic urban 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" "This room is their mother and father, far more important than their real parents"
The Veldt - Ray Bradbury
"Let's admit it. they come and goas they like; they treat us as if we're offspring. they're spoiled and we're spoiled."
"George You'll have to change your life. Like too many others, you’ve built it around creature comforts. Why, you’d starve tomorrow if something went wrong in your kitchen. You wouldn’t know how to tap an egg. Nevertheless, turn everything off. Start new. It’ll take time. But we’ll make good children out of bad in a year, wait and see.”
"Technology has deprived the family of almost all it's functions." - Charles A. Reich
In conclusion the children's dependentness on the tech effects the stoey the most. The authour proves this by showing how the children react when their tech is threatened or turned off. They whine and cry to get it back. Showing how spoiled they are.
This quote suggests that technology has become extremely advanced and is more important to the children than their parents.
This quote reveals How George feels about his spoiled children. It also reveals how the childrens obsession with tech and getting their way affected the family.
This quote suggests technology has taken over their lives. They've become dependent on it and spoiled.