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Old 2011-08-13, 15:02   Link #2663
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Originally Posted by Roger Rambo View Post
I got the impression that Shinji accepted, then ended up rejecting Instrumentality (particularly the scene where him and Rei have that freaky moment where their bodies morph together, and he decides to pull out of it)...Of course the End of Evangelion gets so Psychedelic and abstract at points that it goes out of my range of capability to try to seriously argue about the symbolism going on there
I should've been clearer...obviously, in EoE, Shinji rejects Instrumentality, but I don't see anything in the TV series (or as I termed it above, "the show") to indicate the same thing. And the filmbook of the episode flat-out states that the final scene is Shinji accepting Instrumentality.
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