The Veldt Questions and Answers
by Ray Bradbury

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How does technology affect the relationship between the parents and the children?

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"The Veldt," which was written in 1950, explores the alienation and eventual replacement of the parents of two children as a result of the Happylife Home technology.

The HappyLife Home nursery allows the children to explore worlds that they create in their imaginations. The parents fear the room and want to shut down the room because of the African veldt they see in the nursery. They see the nursery as something that is taking away their roles as parents. Lydia, the children's mother says, "I feel like I...

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