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  • Beats Up Rufus's Little Sister
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    Durango Street Durango Street is a novel by Frank Bonham. He writes about a young boy who lives in an extremely bad neighborhood. His name is Rufus Henry. Rufus was in a correctional camp for stealing a car. In the camp he met a friend named Baby. Baby lived where Rufus's mother had moved. Baby got released a little bit before Rufus and then went on to his home 'the flats. ' Rufus was left out from camp with a parol officer. His parole officer tells him not to get involved with gangs but Rufus k...
  • Alex Smacks His Brother
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    Psychological concepts in A Clockwork Orange At the start of A Clockwork Orange, you are introduced to Alex and his droops. They are at a milk bar drinking milk-plus. Milk, plus types of drugs that enhance Alex and his droops ultra violence, which is the main backdrop to the story that leads to other psychological events. Drug addiction is a complex disorder that is compulsive and often uncontrollable. This is a chronic relapsing disorder, and treatment for drug addiction is about as effective a...
  • Clockwork Orange Alex
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    A Clockwork Orange In Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, Burgess creates a gloomy future full of violence, rape and destruction. In this dystopian novel, Burgess does a fantastic job of constantly changing the readers allegiance toward the books narrator and main character, Alex. Writing in a foreign language, Burgess makes the reader feel like an outsider. As the novel begins, the reader has no emotional connection to Alex. This non-emotional state comes to a sudden halt when Alex and his dr...
  • Alex's Uncle
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    The title of the book that I'm telling you about is Stormbreaker, by Anthony Horowitz. This book is about a boy named Alex, whose uncle had just died in a car crash (or so they say). He finds out that his uncle was really shot by a man named Y assen Grigorovich. Alex's uncle, Ian Rider, really worked for MI 6. He was a spy that was hired by MI 6 to figure out the secret behind Herod Sayle and his Stormbreaker computers that he was donating to every school in England. Ian Rider had figured out th...
  • Alex And The Police
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    A Clockwork Orange: Violence and Corruption Alex, the fifteen year old narrator of Anthony Burgess's novel, A Clockwork Orange, lives in a society where violence reigns. This novel has a very direct nature, and is often blunt to the point of offense, but this makes it more powerful and helps to further its point. This point is that everyone is out for themselves, whether they be the police, government or citizens of this society. In this book, the police can be just as violent as Alex and his dr...
  • Alex As A Young Man
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    " Listening to the J.S. Bach, I began to pony away to the brown gorgeousness of the starry German master, that I would like to have them both harder and ripped them to ribbons on their own floor. (34) "Young Alex, na " ive, unloving, and uncaring to the world he lived in. The screaming decade of the 70's is the setting of when the story takes place. A group of young teenage boys out and about looking for a good time but by what definition is a good time? If some people see a good time as hanging...
  • Moral Metamorphosis Complete And Alex
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    "A man who cannot choose ceases to be a man". -Anthony Burgess A Clockwork Orange is a novel about moral choice and free will. Alex's story shows what happens when an individual's right to choose is robbed for the good of society. The first and last chapters place Alex in more or less the same physical situation but his ability to exercise free will leads him to diametrically opposite choices-good versus evil. The phrase, "what's it going to be then, eh? ", echoes throughout the book; only at th...
  • Freedom Of Choice And Alex
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    A Clockwork Orange " Eat this sweetish segment or spit it out. You are free". -Anthony Burgess Anthony Burgess has been heralded as one of the greatest literary geniuses of the twentieth century. Although Burgess has over thirty works of published literature, his most famous is A Clockwork Orange. Burgess's novel is a futuristic look at a Totalitarian government. The main character, Alex, is an "ultra-violent" thief who has no problem using force against innocent citizens to get what he wants. T...
  • Imagination Is The Highest Kite
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    IMAGINATION IS THE HIGHEST KITE ONE CAN FLY My family has a very close friend, named Alex Wanamaker who was born with a severely damaged central nervous system. This birth defect has left him somewhat paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair. Alex was limited to doing basic daily activities with the help of others. Alex is able to take educational classes from home using his voice-activated computer. He sometimes asks me to type his homework, to-date he is an A student. I have become his best frie...
  • Alex's Main Internal Conflict
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    A Clockwork Orange: Review of Book and Firm Version In A Clockwork Orange, Alex, the narrator and the main character, tells the story of his teenage years, starting at fifteen. He begins his tale as the leader of a small gang that spends its evenings pillaging and wreaking havoc on the town until the gang mutinies and 'Your Humble Narrator,' as Alex refers to himself, is caught by the police. From there, Alex travels to State Jail 84 F to serve 14 years, but receives an offer from 'the Governmen...
  • Alex's Victim
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    'A ClockWork Orange' The picture opens to a close up of an eye with a peculiar long eyelash. The camera fades back onto the face of a young gentlemen, he begins to narrate: 'There was me, that is Alex. And my three droops (friends), that is Pete, Georgy and Dim. And we sat at the k aruba milk bar trying to make up our plans for the evening... ' For those of you who don't know this famous opening scene, I am talking about the movie 'A Clockwork Orange'. This movie, In my opinion, Is one of the gr...
  • Moral Choice And Free Will In A Clockwork Orange
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    "The Importance of Moral Choice " Choice and free will are necessary to maintain humanity, both individually and communally; without them, man is no longer human but a "clockwork orange", a mechanical toy, as demonstrated in Anthony Burgess' novel, "A Clockwork Orange". The choice between good and evil is a decision every man must make throughout his life in order to guide his actions and control his future. Forcing someone to be good is not as important as the act of someone choosing to be good...
  • Victim Of Alexs
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    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...
  • Rigorous Conditioning And Oppression Against Alex
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    In the novel A Clockwork Orange, the main character, Alex, is introduced as a fifteen year old with an uncanny vision for the life he so desires. As most teenagers do, Alex firmly believes that he knows all there is to know about the world, and believes that he and his "droops" (Burgess, 5) have what it takes to wreak havoc on society. However for Alex, it is his actions that speak louder than his words, and it is his horrifying yet vivid criminal acts, that show that he is a soul without regard...
  • Son Of Susan Selky
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    Still Missing Author: Beth Gutcheon The Setting of the novel takes place in Boston, Back Bay on Sixty-three Fremont Street The characters are Susan Selky, Alexander's mother and a psychiatrist, Alexander Graham Selky Jr, a 6 year old boy, the son of Susan Selky, Graham Selky, the father of Alex, and the ex-husband of Susan, Jocelyn, Susan's best friend who's little daughter Justine go to school with Alex, Detective Al Menetti, the detective who help investigates the missing of Alex, Malvina Robe...
  • Alex's Parents
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    Alex: The Life of a Child While reading "Alex: The Life of a Child" I learned a lot about people. I learned a lot about how different people deal with tragedy and death. Ths book is the story of a young girl named Alexandra De for. Alex was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when she was an in ant. I learned a lot about CF. Cystic fibrosis harms the lungs, the pancreas, in males their it damages their reproductive system, so they can never have children. CF is a progressive disease. When both the ch...
  • Reader's Opinion Of Alex
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    A Clockwork Orange – Calculated Captivity Essay, A Clockwork Orange – Calculated Captivity Calculated Captivation "Goodness comes from within, 6655321. Goodness is something to be chosen. When a man cannot choose he ceases to be a man". In Anthony Burgess? A Clockwork Orange, a sadistic adolescent of the not-so-distant future is? rehabilitated? of his violent nature by a special conditioning treatment. This fifteen year-old hoodlum Alex McDowell is? cured? of his savage activities bu...
  • Occurrence Of Alex's Life
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    A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess tells a story about a young man and his choices of freedom. The book asks the question "is it better to have someone constantly do the right thing, or to have the freedom of choice to do the right or wrong thing'. The author shows the affect of society on a human who has been institutionalized and let back into society. The author of the book goes on to show how the protagonist copes with society under his given conditions. "Georgie let go of holding his goo...
  • Alex's Love For Violence
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    A Developmental Study Of Alex In Kubrick " sA Developmental Study Of Alex In Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange A Developmental Study of Alex in Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange Synopsis of A Clockwork Orange In A Clockwork Orange, the main character is that of a mildly young child of 15 who, along with his fellow friends, or "Droogs', partake in evenings of Ultra-Violence. Ultra Violence consists of random beatings, theft, destruction, and rape. The main character, Alex, is the self-proclaimed leader of ...
  • Turning Point In Alex's Life
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    There are critical periods or turning points in everyone's life. Discuss the way Alex's Coloundra vacation affects his life. This is the topic question asked for this essay. This topic is a key theme of the novel After January because it is a time of change or a turning point in Alex's life and highlights the decisions we all have to make. Before the book has begun Alex has received his TER and has now begun the long wait for his acceptance into the course he wants to study. The TER has the pote...

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