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Battle Royal Essay written by Anonymous After I read the story Battle Royal by Ralf Ellison I could not restrain my thoughts about issues of morality and what it has to do with reality from clashing in to one another in my mind As these two completely different ideas were pushing me to the brink of madness my mind began to click The swirling messy cocktail of two abstract ideas started taking shape as I began remembering what I had learned earlier in school and from my summer readings At this point I came to the realization that a persons reality that is that persons mental reflection of the society and or time in which he or she live in is consistent with that persons morality or standards of right and wrong I realize that my concept of a persons reality being consistent with morality is quite confusing I also except the fact that there are always exceptions to rules In this case it being that some peoples moralities contradicting their reality However this realization of mine makes perfect sense to me and I will attempt to explain my thoughts to you in hopes that by the time you are finished reading this essay you will understand what I mean The story Battle Royal is the key in understanding and seeing the relationship between morality and reality The characters in this story namely the grandfather and his grandson reveal to us their individuality principles morals and ethics doing so they unfold a map that reveals their mental reality Because their principals morals and ethics reveal to us their mental reality then their mental reality discloses the reality of the society in which they live in However to clarify my thoughts I will use Book 5 of Platos Allegory of the Cave to elaborate more about reality and morality And from that I will show you how the grandson breaks away from the reality that
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