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In the story "The Veldt" what are three examples of how the family has become emotionally distressed due to over using their new technology.

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The technological advancements of the house of Lydia and George Hadley have relieved them of having to wash clothes, cook, turn on lights, or do most anything else.  It also has relieved them of their children, who feel no need to be with them since they have a nursery that creates a veldt complete with smells and heat and sound and lions. 

(1) However, when Lydia and George approach, the virtual reality is frightening and they bolt from the crystal walls:

"I'm afraid....Did you see?  Did you feel?  It's too real."

"Now, Lydia...."

"You've got to tell Wendy and Peter not to read any more on Africa."

(2) The children are creating too much danger in this room, the mother feels.  She mentions that the children are even distressed in a different way:

"When I punished him a month ago by locking the nursery for een a few hours--the...

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