Sep
17
5:00 AM05:00

Janie in a Cave (Plato's Allegory)

There is a hierarchy to three realms of understanding:

  • Illusion/Shadow → Nature/Real World → Ideals


PROMPT: Consider the characters of Their Eyes Are Watching God as prisoners in the allegory. Who would you expect to find in Plato’s three realms? Are any in the realm of Ideals? What shackles these characters to their realms?


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