Here my final assignment essay about the validity of Plato’s Allegory of the Cave
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After my draft essay, peer review and some further thoughts I decided to completely re-write my essay. I kep a few aspects from my draft e.g relating film and self perception. But I looked with some distance from a different angle and started to build a ‘story’: A span from images, documentary film, reality TV and current intern practices together with the questions about possible impact on our self perception.
It is a vast area and my question was whether not to focus even further. Eventually, I tried first to write what I think and than to connect it with evidences and examples. At that stage references came in.
I can see that my draft was more driven by my reading and less by my argumentation to build a story