Allegory Of The Cave

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The students in “The Lesson” by Toni Cade Bambara are enchained by their ignorance, in not needy to diversify their alive and apperception how the affluent last, equitable like the Prisoners in “The Allegory of the Cave” by Plato who are physically chained to the estate only being powerful to see what is in front of them. In the two readings, the authors search and take apart the problem that relations have in not face ready for their worst and not wanting to turn their living to the reform. In the history of “The Lesson” the students are taken out of their sense of comfort, just as the person who got to pilled out of there cave in “The Allegory of the Cave.” The students in “The Lesson” are repugnant to leaving their insignificant …show more content…
who at first, when any of them is stolen and compelled all of a sudden to be up and ... look towards the light... and dredge up a steep and rugged inclination and held strong until he is forced into the person of the sun, in “the emblem of the grot.” When the students get to where they are going, they are amazement by what they see, just as the captive is amazed by the sight of the skylight exhibition of the light. The Students are also terrify by being out of there element being in a rich person's toy store, F.A.O Schwartz. Just as the prisoner would be frightened by the light of the Sun and would not want to go out of his comfort zone, of the cave. The shadows in “The Allegory Of the Cave” are also very significant when comparing the two stories together because in “the lesson” the students are only seeing there shadows of reality while being in there little ghetto of New York City. The students are quick to judge what they see from being outside of the Toy store, such as the “one lady in a fur coat” who by seeing this one person saying “white folks crazy” just as the prisoner would think whatever they saw outside of the cave would look a little crazy to them. Just as if the prisoners were to “look towards the light, he would suffer sharp pains; the glare will distress him, and will be unable to see the realities of which in his former state he had seen the shadows; and then conceive someone saying to him, that what he saw before was an “Illusion” which the students, who were satisfied staying in

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