The Veldt Questions and Answers
by Ray Bradbury

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What are five ways that the Hadleys are bad parents?

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In "The Veldt," Bradbury portrays the Hadley's as bad parents in the following ways.

Firstly, their purchase of the Happylife Home nursery suggests that they are bad parents because they buy it so that it can make their lives easier. Specifically, the nursery takes care of the children so that the parents don't have to.

Secondly, the Hadley's intend to punish their children by locking the nursery and prohibiting their children from reading about Africa. By punishing the children for the...

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