Explain the argument made by the laws in the Crito dialogue. What reasons are given for why Socrates would be harming the state if he sought to escape punishment from the law?

For the midterm, you will be presented with several essay prompts. You are to choose FOUR questions from the list below and answer them in the form of a short essay. Write as much as you feel that you need to in order to answer the questions. I would suggest writing at least a paragraph, but no more than a page for each question.
1. Explain the argument made by the laws in the Crito dialogue. What reasons are given for why Socrates would be harming the state if he sought to escape punishment from the law?2. Explain Thrasymachus’ account of justice from Book I of the Republic.3.Explain the story of the Ring of Gyges from Book II of the Republic. What is this story meant to show?4. What is the analogy between the just city and the just soul in the Republic? What is the special relationship that they have in the text?5. Explain the sun analogy from Book VI of the Republic.6. Explain the Allegory of the Cave in Book VII of the Republic.7. Why does Plato think that democracy is the second worst form of government in Book VIII? How might a democracy give rise to tyranny?