Compare & Contrast The Veldt by Ray Bradbury

This Study Guide consists of approximately 31 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Veldt.
This section contains 279 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Veldt Study Guide

Early 1950s: The minimum wage is $0.75 per hour.

Today: The minimum wage is $5.15 per hour.

Early 1950s: Pulp fiction magazines are widely read, but their popularity is on the decline due to competition from television, comic books, and the paperback novel.

Today: Very few pulp fiction magazines exist. Most books are now printed on more expensive paper and some only exist in electronic form.

Early 1950s: Approximately 23.5 percent of American households own a television set. All sets are black and white.

Today: Ninety-eight percent of American households have a television and of these, 76 percent have more than one. Ninety-nine percent of all televisions owned are color televisions. High definition and plasma televisions are now available.

Early 1950s: Businessman Frank MacNamara and his friend Ralph Schneider introduce the Diners Club card. This is the first credit card in history, allowing members to charge food and...

(read more)

This section contains 279 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy The Veldt Study Guide
Copyrights
Gale
The Veldt from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook