Plato’s Allegory of the Cave and Cormac McCarthy’s The Sunset Limited

Use Platos Allegory of the Cave to write a 4 page essay that analyzes how Cormac McCarthys play The Sunset Limited presents the dilemma of the prisoner from the perspective of both Black and White. How do Black and White resemble the un-freed prisoners in Plato’s allegory? You may also mention how the play reiterates the themes of arrogance and any other concepts related to the allegory that we discussed in class.

It is imperative that you use textual evidence in this essayi.e. you need to quote the text to support your thoughts and ideas. (quote the text using MLA in text citations). The text that must be quoted is The Sunset Limited by Cormac McCarthy and Platos Allegory of the Cave, found at this link