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Essay heading: Allegory of the Cave
 
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Once they have accustomed it they realize that they cannot save anybody because no one believes them at all. And plus why should they, to them this person is an outsider. But what does this all really represent? Well to me it means that this is our life, in which we ourselves are being put in each day...
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The prisoners symbolize us when we are small. The chains are really the meaning of when you are a child always having something to hold on to and never really being as scared because you know there is someone like your parents or friends that you can always count on. When you are released or escape this is the part in our lives when we mature and don't want to grow up...
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