Matrix: The Matrix and Main Character Neo Essay

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LeTrenton Evans
English 1301

The Matrix

In the movie “The Matrix”, the main character neo or Mr. Anderson starts his role as a slave to machines created by the code. Neo’s leader, Morpheus who later tells him the truth that, “the Matrix is everywhere”, functioning like an computer. Morpheus tells Neo that,
The Matrix is a system. The system was there enemy, But when you're inside, you look around, what do you see? Businessmen, teachers, lawyers, carpenters. The very minds of the people we are trying to save. But until they do, those people are still a part of that system, and that makes them there enemy. Neo didn't understand that most of these people are not ready to be unplugged, and many of them are so confused, hopelessly depending on the system that they will fight to protect it.
Morpheus goes on to satisfy Neo’s doubts by reminding him of the feelings he had within the Matrix that, “there was something wrong with the world”. Neo, never payed any attention to the notion that the world he knew is a huge lie or a “Fairytale” mirroring a past world created by machines in order to use his body heat for energy, just like the movie “Marx168”. After Neo accepts the reality of his situation Morpheus then tells him that he is the “one”, or the individual who has the ability to defeat the machines and free humanity. Neo denies this title but also acknowledges the concept of the Matrix and his connection to it but becomes painfully aware that, “there is a…