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In what ways has the house infantilized the Hadleys, and how does Bradbury depict this as dangerous? 

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The house has infantilized the Hadleys by doing everything for them, and doing it better than they could. Their satisfaction is catered to in every way. The parents recognize this, and see the danger in it, because they know what life was like before they had these comforts and they can acknowledge how it's affecting their happiness and their relationship with each other and their children. The children, on the other hand, have apparently never known or don't remember life before the house was there to do everything for them, and so they perceive a life of constant gratification as...

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