The Veldt Questions and Answers
by Ray Bradbury

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What were the screaming noises? What was happening in the nursery while the screams were happening?

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In Ray Bradbury' story "The Veldt" the Hadley family purchase an automated home that does every human activity most people do, from cleaning, to cooking, to even tying shoes!

Keep in mind that this story was published in the year 1950. The fact that it has remained so relevant over six decades later is what makes it a "classic."

Back to the story. One of the features of this futuristic mega home is the nursery, which responds to

the telepathic emanations of the children’s minds and created life to fill their every desire

Therefore, not only does the home do everything for the kids, it also allows them to project their fantasies, however raw they are, and make them their instant reality.

The issue that continuously comes up in the story is that the home does everything for everyone and spoils the owners of the home as well as the children.

The home spoils them so much that the Hadleys have lost control of their children. Moreover, the children are fixated with their nursery, which lately has...

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