My definition of real (Allegory of The Cave)

My definition of real (Allegory of The Cave) - art It’s...

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My definition of real is anything that you can touch or feel. I believe that the painting of the women reading the book is the most real. She’s reading a book which portrays her to be a person knowledgeable or seeking knowledge. She is a living breathing object. It’s what our society would categorize as being real. In actuality everything is a real something. What I mean is for example a doll is a fake man or women, so you would think its fake but it’s a real doll, its real plastic, its real art. All of the paintings are real
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Unformatted text preview: art. It’s based upon the fact that people will believe what they want to, and if they find out differently they will go against anything new I think Plato would agree with my definition. Because Plato believes the theory of Truth must be experienced rather than told because language fails to convey belief. This theme is a constant in Plato’s work. The Allegory of the Cave is an illustration of the way humans look at the Earth and everything around us and what we feel is reality....
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2011 for the course HUMANITIES 201 taught by Professor Peaty during the Summer '11 term at Olive-Harvey College - CCC.

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