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  • Alex And His Droogs
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    Modernistic Features of: A Clockwork Orange (European Version) - Anthony Burgess A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, published in 1962, technically falls after the period deemed as Modernism, yet it embodies all of the features that were characteristic of that literary era. Burgess's novel is a futuristic look at a Totalitarian government. The main character (or anti-hero) is Alex, who is an ultra-violent thief who has no qualms about using force to get the in-out-in-out. The beginning of the...
  • Victim Of Alexs
    506 words
    Science Fiction A Modern Clockwork A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, published in 1962, technically falls under the period deemed as Modernism, yet it includes all of the features that were characteristic of that literary era. Burgess novel is a futuristic look at a Totalitarian government. The main character, Alex, or the anti-hero, is an ultra-violent thief who has no qualms about using force to get the in-out-in-out. The beginning of the story takes us through a night in the life of Alex...
  • Night Alex And His Droogs
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    A Clockwork Orange A Clockwork Orange is one of the most controversial movies ever made. The movie is based around a thug named Alex, a teenager, who finds happiness in about any perverse action. Alex, who seems to find glory in rape, lust, and murder, tells the story from his point of view. The movie examines the usual cliches of "individual freedom". It seems as if Alex suffers from an attempt to exercise his own vitality within a social structure too severe to support it. The film is not only...
  • Jack And Alex
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    A Comparison of Jack and Alex The thoughts and actions of Alex in the novel, A Clockwork Orange are both alike and different from the character Jack in Lord of he Flies. Alex a young man at the age of fifteen is a bane on society. Rape, violence, and Beethoven are his main joys. Jack is a choirboy on a deserted island. Jack's world, before arrival on the island, consisted of a voluntary adherence to a pragmatic pact of nonaggression which passes for civilization, but maintained only through fear...
  • Guinea Pig The Prison Chaplain And Alex
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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. He achieved this task by pushing his angst y teenaged character, Alex, through situations that challenge the m...
  • Welsh And Irish Regiments
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    Any Anthony Burgess Anthony Burgess: Any Old Anvil A Clockwork Orange Jacob Silverstein What makes an angry person? Start with one infant, whose mother died when he was two. Draft him into a war. Then mix with a wife who dies of alcohol cirrhosis. Finally, misdiagnose with a terminal illness. Yields one Anthony Burgess, English novelist and social critic. After years of public service and the above-mentioned hardships, Anthony Burgess unleashed a barrage of over 30 novels during his later life. ...

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