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The veldt- Literary essay

The veldt- Literary essay - O mar Elmaadawi M iss Buchner...

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Omar Elmaadawi Miss Buchner ENG4U-04 July 8, 2011 “The Veldt”; technology addiction In modern times many societies have been greatly influenced by technology and its development. In “The Veldt”, Ray Bradbury presents a story where the dependence on technology has replaced one’s human nature and their need for familial ties or bonding. Such an addiction to technology may be lead one to lose sight of reality and necessity of life. The author, in this story, has utilized many forms of rhetorical devices to steer the plot in a certain direction regarding the innateness of humans. Bradbury has also placed great importance on the limitless desire for humans to continuously want more, whether they need it or not and whether it is achieved through comfort, technology or other means. Human nature is one of a kind, most humans are loving people who also care about their friends and families and each other. Humans are all born with no evil and no good in them, but they have the potential to be a good person or an evil person. Severe addiction to technology leads individuals to lose sight of real life. The author uses many different kinds of imagery; such as “so real, so feverishly and startlingly real that you could feel the prickling fur on your hand, and your mouth
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