Essay heading: Offer a detailed critical reflection on the ways in which The Matrix (Wachowski Bros., 1999) can be seen as enacting Plato's ?allegory of the cave'.

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This light represents the sun and the answers he has been seeking. "When he approaches the light his eyes will be dazzled, and he will not be able to see anything at all of what are now called realities" (Plato 516a). When Morpheus collects him he asks why his eyes are sore, and is answered because he's never used them before...
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In The Matrix we often "see Neo reflected in the sunglasses of Morpheus, or in various metallic surfaces" (Ross 1999). We see him reflected in a cracked mirror just before he leaves the matrix that merges with his hand when touched, "the boundary between self and other is breached" (Wark 1999). The slave eventually sees the sun at last, and not mere reflections of the light...
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