Symbolic Imagery In The Matrix By Larry And Andy Wachowski

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Introduction As stated by Goodale, any repetitive elements or imagery in writing has a symbolic significance (2007, p. 56). For instance, most authors use repeated imagery in order to produce the aspect of mood or impression. Similarly, from the reading “The Matrix” by Larry and Andy Wachowski, we can recognize this aspect of recurrent imagery, which seems to have achieved a significant purpose in the text. This script was written in 1998, however, it still remains relevant today due to its visionary approach of orchestrating events and symbolic references (Crystal, 2004, p. 66). In the beginning of the script, we see the authors state, “a blinding cursor pulses in the electric darkness like a heart coursing with phosphorous light,…show more content…
In both cases, this is seen through the train and Agent Smith. Secondly, the colour back is mentioned numerously throughout the text. The rear hull is punched full of holes and smoke and oil pour out like black blood. Neo hears the helicopter begin to die (Larry and Wachowski, p.107). The colour black is alluding to secrecy and death as the helicopter begins to malfunction. A black sedan with tinted windows glides in police cruisers. Agent smith, agent brown, jones get out of the car. They wear dark suits and sunglasses even at are also always hardwired; small Secret Service earphones in one ear, the cord coiling back into their shirt collars (Larry and Wachowski, p.03). The secret service is known to where black in order to preserve their identity. However, it is odd to wear sunglasses, even during the night. The removal of the sunglasses contradictorily indicates both protection and crisis. Morpheus opens his hands. In the right is a red pill. In the left, a blue pill.This is your last chance. After this, there is no going back. You take the blue pill and the story ends. You wake in your bed and you believe whatever you want to believe. The pills in his open hands are reflected in. You take the red pill and you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes (Larry and Wachowski, p.29). Neo is put in a dilemma and has to choose whether or not he wants everything to be over. Neo raises his hands and the bullets, like a cloud of obedient bees, slow
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