Essays on A Clockwork Orange

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  • Freedom and Individuality in A Clockwork Orange

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    A Clockwork Orange A Clockwork Orange was written by Anthony Burgess in 1962 and set in the early years of the twenty first century Like George Orwells 1984 and Aldous Huxleys Brave New World A Clockwork Orange is a novel about a fictional futuristic city controlled by a suppressive totalitarian government When Burgess reveals what horrific acts of crime occur within this society the reader must ask what is better the freedom of independent individuality that allows one to commit these acts or

  • Human Nature in A Clockwork Orange

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    A Clockwork Orange There have been many books published solely on philosophy and many more than that solely written about human nature but very infrequently will a book be published that weaves these fields together as well as A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess In this Book Burgess speculated on the fact the significance of maturing by choice is to gain moral values and freedoms Nietzsche 80 He achieved this task by pushing his angsty teenaged character Alex through situations that challenge

  • Learned Morality in A Clockwork Orange

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    People Are Trained To Be Good To be a good person would mean to be loving caring honest trust worthy friendly not act in violent situations respect others and be nice to others The novel A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess is a novel about a kid named Alex who was brought up in a bad neighbor and enjoys doing violent things with his droogs his friends Throughout this novel a lot of awful situations happened to Alex for his terrible actions He ends up going to jail and in jail they try a techn

  • Personal Commentary on A Clockwork Orange

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    A Clockwork Orange Review Imagine living in a society where cruelty and violence are the norm In Anthony Burgess novel A Clockwork Orange 15 year old Alex and his droogs group of friends give the reader a terrifying look at the future The opening scene is very graphic of a rape scene by all of the teens Shortly after Alex and his friends continue to create trouble by drinking alcohol and stealing money from a local store The novel continues with vivid scenes of Alex and his crimes until he is g

  • Point of View in A Clockwork Orange

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    Point of View in A Clockwork Orange In the novel A Clockwork Orange author Anthony Burgess writes about a futuristic communist country The story revolves around a gang of teenagers who cause mischief during the night The leader of them being Alex DeLarge and his droogies named Dim Pete and Georgie Anthony Burgess could have only portrayed the horrors of a communist government through the eyes of an anarchist like Alex DeLarge This particular novel would only be as powerful as it is in first per

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