Trauma In Inception

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The entrance into the eternal return stands as one step in the entire process. A constant revisiting of the moments of trauma serves as the next step in the return. Within Inception, the manifestation of trauma stems from Cobb’s creation of dreams based upon memories of him and Mal. Ariadne joins Cobb in one of his trips into the elevator-architected dreamspace. One floor, we glance at a train passing through Cobb’s subconscious. The train comes from the memory of how he and Mal returned to reality; they laid their heads on the tracks while the train rode over them in order to die in the unreality they had made in Cobb’s subconscious. This signifies the moment where Mal would never know if she was in a dream or reality and therefore the moment

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