3. Return to the Cave: Synopsis
In the last section of Plato's allegory of the cave, Socrates asks Glaucon to reconsider that the prisoner returns to the cave. Now will the reaction of prisoner regarding the place and his friends be same, as it was while he was chained down in the cave? Will he be able to breathe free in the underground cave, when he has seen a reality more enriching than the darkness in the cave?