Essay heading: Allegory of Cave

Essay specific features





Written by:


Date added:

December 20, 1996






No of pages / words:

4 / 1117


Was viewed:

0 times


Rating of current essay:

Essay content:

We have no idea that above us is a ground level, a sky, a sun, for we automatically believe that all that we see is all that is real. Our vision in this cave Socrates explains, is very limited. The cave is dimly lit, and making out images and shapes is difficult. However, since we have always lived in this cave, we don't feel that it is dark and blurry...
displayed 300 characters

Custom written essay

All essays are written from scratch by professional writers according to your instructions and delivered to your email on time. Prices start from $11.99/page

Order custom paper

Full essays database

You get access to all the essays and can view as many of them as you like for as little as $28.95/month

Buy database access

Order custom writing paper now!

  • Your research paper is written
    by certified writers
  • Your requirements and targets are
    always met
  • You are able to control the progress
    of your writing assignment
  • You get a chance to become an
    excellent student!

Get a price guote


For to us, everything looks normal. There are things going on in this cave that we do not know about. We are shackled so that we can only look forward. Having never experienced looking backward, we do not know that this is even possible and, therefore, we do not realize we are shackled. Behind us are three important objects: a fire casting light on the walls of the cave, a pathway leading out of the cave, and groups of people moving objects that cast shadows on the walls of the cave...
displayed next 300 characters

General issues of this essay:

Related essays: