Playwrights: Allegory of Any Place

Because nothing is too good for their children, a man and his wife have installed in their home a $30,000 Happy-life Electrodynamic Playroom. Through intricate projections, odor machines and so on, the room is capable of becoming any place on earth that the children want to visit, including every sort of hanging garden and bower of bliss in the bibliography of never-never lands. The children, deprived of human love by the machine substitute, elect a sterner environment. They turn the room into a dry and baking swatch of the African veldt. In the end, they lock their parents in...

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