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    The Allegory Of The Matrix

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    The Matrix is the world that is around every one, yet many people cannot see what is actually going on around them. The Matrix is basically a computer made fantasy world, and it is created to keep humans from adapting. The idea of the Matrix is that there was a man born inside of it, and this man had the skill set to do whatever he pleased. He could transform the Matrix into what he felt was right for the world. In the movie, this man is Neo and Morpheus believes that he is the one to finally bring down the Matrix and free the world from all of this craziness. The Matrix reminds me a lot of the government that we follow in today’s world. The government essentially sets the standards for our everyday life, yet we are not sure about the exact…

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    The Matrix

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    Introduction 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…

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    Curtis Strickland Compare and contrast The Matrix with the readings from Plato and Descartes. What are some similarities and differences? The biggest similarity among The Matrix, Plato’s cave analogy, and Descartes’ reflections is that they question whether the reality experienced through the senses is definite and real, or if it is just an distortion of reality. The Matrix is a movie about a cyber “reality” where everyone is connected to a super computer and their virtual reality is…

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    The two quotes, “Knowledge is power” and “Ignorance is bliss”, are two of the most well-known quotes in history. Generally, a film, text or play, takes either the side of knowledge or of ignorance. The film The Matrix takes the side of “Knowledge is power”. In the film, Neo is contacted by the legendary Morpheus, who offers him a choice; the red pill, or the blue pill. The red pill represents knowledge, and will wake Neo up and show him the truth – that he is living a lie as a slave to machines.…

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    The Matrix Movie Analysis

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    In recent times, the future of virtual reality has been brought up in discussions as the forefront of technology. This especially shown in many movies, movies such as The Matrix directed by The Wachowskis. In this movie, humanity is “plugged” into an entire virtual world and are completely unaware of this. Not only are there movies, there are also many texts that provide evidence about virtual reality. Texts such as The Matrix Simulation and the Postmodern Age by David Weberman. In this text,…

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    dehumanizing and as unpleasant as possible. It is believed that the Matrix is a dystopian society because the world inside the computer fabricates what you hear, smell, see, taste and even touch. Due to the computers isolating and incapacitating each human, the computers control all independent thoughts, freedom, or true individuality, all characteristics of a dystopian society. Wilful deception means allowing oneself to be deceived without trying to see the truth. Willful deception is what the…

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    When comparing the concepts from The Matrix to the ideology in the excerpts by Plato and Descartes a common theme is the realization that the world is all a sensory illusion by which an elaborate system of deception can perpetrate individuals to a common belief or perception. One of the main points that is shared between the excerpt by Plato/Descartes and the synopsis of The Matrix is that everything around us is perceived through our senses. Yet, because each individual perceives the world in a…

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    the movie The Matrix. However, the work of Plato, can be seen on having the largest impact on the movie. The Matrix has several instances where it parallels Plato’s “The Allegory of the Cave; although the biggest parallel can be seen within the character of Neo. The image of the prisoner who escaped from the cave in “The Allegory of the Cave” can be seen as having an influence on the Wachowski sibling’s character Neo from The Matrix. In “The Allegory of the Cave” a group of humans are…

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    "The Matrix" is one of the most commonly known blockbuster films released in the year 1999. Viewers commonly identify it by its fascinating video effects as well as the unreal (yet real in the movie) acts performed in its scenes. The idea which I aim to explore in this essay dwells on the usage of cinematographic elements, the theme of fate and the stylistic use of literary elements within the film as well as in the scene where Neo meets Morpheus. The movie is well known for the advanced…

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    The Matrix is considered by many to be a revolutionary film that has since changed the science fiction genre. The movie depicts a world not much different than ours where people are unknowingly forced into a computer simulated world called the Matrix, that was created by a software programmer. Throughout the film the main character, Neo travels in and out of the computer simulated world to combat evil and free the trapped minds that have been enslaved by the software. While there is no…

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