Allegory and truman show the allegory of the cave has many parallels with the truman show initially, truman is trapped in his own “cave” a film set or fictional island known as seahaven truman’s journey or ascension into the real world and into knowledge is similar to that of plato’s cave dweller. The movie, 'the truman show' is about a reality television show that has been created to document the life of a man who, adopted at birth by a television network, is tricked into believing that his life, his reality, is normal and the environment that he lives is real it is set in a town called.
In june of 1998, the movie the truman show was released to the world the movie is looked at through the eyes of a man named truman burbank whose every move is being watched by a nation of fans through a 24/7 television program the television program is called, the truman show and it was. Free essay: allegory of the cave/truman show limited knowledge, truth (or revelation), reality, and idealism are some of the common themes expressed in.
Truman towards the end of the movie knew something was wrong he knew there was more to life to what he was living truman was born into this fake world he never knew what it was like to be outside of the fake town in both, the truman show by peter weir and allegory of the cave written by plato both people was living their life in a false reality. The truman show and the allegory of the cave can be closely compared through the prisoners having to turn around and face the fire the prisoners escape would ultimately be cut short because they would have to face the fire.
Limited knowledge, truth (or revelation), reality, and idealism are some of the common themes expressed in plato’s allegory of the cave and the film “the truman show.
One of the most striking images in the truman show is of the people, the viewing public, who are so ‘captivated’ by “the truman show” that they are, one could say, ‘glued’ to their tv sets a thought that came to my mind upon seeing this was of plato’s allegory of the cave. The truman show is a very accurate representation of plato’s allegory of the cave in the modern times, so it could easily be understood by the people of today, while there are still some things that people do not understand, it was the same thing with plato when he explained the allegory to the people.