What is a theme statement for "The Veldt" by Ray Bradbury?

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Ray Bradbury’s “The Veldt” is one of his classic science fiction short stories, published in “The Illustrated Man” and set in a dystopian future where technology has become far too important in everyone’s lives, even in those of children. He expresses fears of the increasing presence of technology, and he delves into the psychological and existential ramifications of its overuse.

A theme statement would encompass one of the selected themes in the work. In this case, a proper thematic statement could be that the prevalence of technology in our daily lives will lead to a breakdown in the traditional family and individual morality. Other themes that could be explored would be about parenting, as the Hadley’s have abandoned their children to be taken care of an entertained by their intelligent house.

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An important theme in Ray Bradbury's work as a whole is the danger of unthinkingly bringing too much technology into our lives. This theme is central to the "The Veldt" and could be...

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