The Matrix

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The media topic that I will be analyzing will be of a science fiction movie called The Matrix (1999). Without giving the movie away, I enjoyed the depth of questions, levels to ponder, and analysis that the movie gives the viewer; not just of the movie, but within their own lives. As I discuss this movie, I will use most of the SEARCH acronym when writing my Narrative analysis, then break down important questions and possible answers the movie provides that hooks the viewer into watching the struggles the main character endures; and the unknown dilemma he doesn’t realize he’s in. With this, further analysis will be questioned and thought through on the un-laying questions the movie imposes upon the viewer and their reality.
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The central theme of the Matrix is Neo's (Mr. Andersons) self-discovery and heroic journey as “the One” (often suggested by characters in the movie); the theme reminiscent of the challenges the character Ged in the story A Wizard of Earthsea took upon.
Interestingly, though the movie was intended for a younger audience within a Sci-Fi community, the movie resonated with many others; such as those with a religious background, those within a gothic underground culture, and even those of a highbrow philosophy background (though many would try not to use such lowbrow media to justify their philosophical debates, it still gave them fodder to represent ideas they wished to present).
From the beginning, Neo believes he's living a normal, but slightly troubled life. By day, a computer programmer for a large, software company; by night, a computer hacker, providing the fruits of his labor to others seeking an escape of a different kind. He lives alone and there's a profound emptiness in his life, he searches for an answer to a question, but it's something he can't put his finger on - until he is contacted by Trinity; sent by Morpheus to contact Neo, believing he is The One of
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It is the voicing of this question that begins his transformation into The One. The leader of a small team of freedom fighters, Morpheus, believes Neo is "The One" who will lead humanity to freedom explaining that reality as he (Neo) understands it is actually a complex computer simulation called the Matrix created by a malevolent Artificial Intelligence (A.I.). The Matrix hides the truth from humanity, allowing them to live a convincing, simulated life (picturesque of the year 1999) while machines grow and harvest people (referred to as “copper tops”) to use as an ongoing energy source much like batteries. Morpheus explains: "When the Matrix was first built there was a man born inside that had the ability to change what he wanted, to remake the Matrix as he saw fit. It was this man who freed the first of us and taught us the truth. When he died, the Oracle prophesied his return and envisioned that his coming would hail the destruction of the

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