1. What are some things the allegory suggests about the process of enlightenment or education?
2. The allegory presupposes that there is a distinction between appearances and reality. Do you agree? Why or why not?
3. What sometimes happens to people when the illusion is shattered and reality is revealed? Can you give an example from your own or a friend's experience?
The response should include a reference list. Double-space, using Times New Roman 12 pnt font, one-inch margins, and APA style of writing and citations.