Allegory is the expression by means of symbolic fictional figures and actions of truths or generalizations about human existence
ALLEGORY = A SYMBOLIC NARRATIVE
The Allegory of the Cave, or Plato’s Cave, was presented by the Greek philosopher Plato in the Book 7 of his work Republic (514a–520a)
- Compares “the effect of education (παιδεία) and the lack of it on our nature”
- Written as a dialogue between Plato’s brother Glaucon and the narrator, his mentor Socrates.
Fate vs. Free will
TRUTH/KNOWLEDGE = FREE WILL
- What does the red pill symbolize?
- What does the blue pill symbolize?