At first the prisoner that broke free of his chains, surely must have felt pain and dsibelief that the reality he has lived in for all those years was just a lie
After contemplating on the reality he just left. He begins to question himself that if the shadows in the wall is just puppets what is the true reality, at that moment, curiosity sets in. he became somewhat excited what the true world felt like
After coming out of the cave, he felt fulfillment that for the first time in his life he had seen the reality that lay behind the lies the shadows had given to them for a long time. He decided to share this experience and went back to the cave where the other prisoners were still chained to watch the lies of the figures of the shadows. They did not believe him because according to them the shadows are the most real things to them.
What to you are the central
themes for Plato’s Allegory of
The allegory of the cave can be described by
How does the mind separate
the true reality from false
The movie closes with Lenny
saying, “We all need mirrors to
remind ourselves who we are.
I’m no different.” Lenny’s
“mirrors” were his memory
devices. What sort of “mirrors”
do people with normal
memories rely on to remind
themselves who they are?