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Social Institutions and Manipulation - As teenagers deviate from the constraining grasp of their parents, they begin to establish their own identity through decisions. However, the development of self-identification is frequently hindered by societal institutions such as the: justice system, religion, and the media. Anthony Burgess', A Clockwork Orange, shows and how freewill is suppressed when Alex, the main protagonist, undergoes Ludovico's technique, religious lectures, and social is forced to ascribed to societal norms influenced by the media....   [tags: A Clockwork Orange, ] 1118 words
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A Clockwork Orange Essay: New Testament for American Youth? - A Clockwork Orange – New Testament for American Youth. In Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange, he observes a characteristic of youth that has been documented from the story of Icaris to the movie Rebel without a Cause. Through his ingenious method of examination of this characteristic, the sci-fi novel, he has created an aspect of what he chose to observe: Rebellion. Our hero, Alex, begins the novel by explaining his mischeviouse exploits in a manner not far from nostalgia, that is tainted with a bit of sarcasm for any bleeding-heart pity one might feel for his victims, as when he recalls his own realization of the importance of the term, "A Clockwork Orange." Alex says of the author and hi...   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays] 1123 words
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Telecom Orange - Summary Telecom-Orange was actively involved in CSR and sustainable development by adopting and by adhering to various policies like following AA1000 APS (2008) standard and principles defined in ISO 26000. Their proof of performance is ranking of 56/100 by Vigeo rating. In order to implement laws and regulations across the board its managers have travelled to the respective branches around the world to impart education on the issue. Its suppliers were required to follow the strict guidelines pertaining to the child labor and its policy....   [tags: Telecom Orange Essays]
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Kubrick Lives - Kubrick Lives The theory of authorship as applied to film directors is a subject that is argued extensively throughout the film world. The auteur theory was first introduced in the French film journal Cahiers du Cinema. Andrew Sarris who suggested that there are a group of filmmakers who fit into this category brought the theory to America. It states that in order for a director to be considered an auteur, there must be a consistency of style and theme across a number of films. Very few contemporary filmmakers fit into this category....   [tags: essays papers] 1142 words
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A.I. - Complex and Rich - A.I. the Movie - Complex and Rich       The pastime of viewing films has enraptured me for all of my memorable life. No director has provoked my attention and incisively touched me at the most extreme and deep levels as Stanley Kubrick. To call Kubrick my favorite filmmaker would be an understatement. In 1994 Stanley Kubrick called up his longtime friend Steven Spielberg and asked him to come over to his home, just outside London, as he had something important to discuss with him. Spielberg flew out that night....   [tags: Movie Film comparison compare contrast]
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Caregivers' Behavior Contributes to Offspring Behavior - Caregivers' Behavior Contributes to Offspring Behavior The field of violence prediction research has advanced to the point where predictions about serious criminal violence by men who have already committed one violent offense can be made with a considerable degree of accuracy (Rice, 414). This group, although a small proportion of the population, is a group whose violence is the focus of much societal concern. Research on the nature of psychotherapy is yielding new insights into a group of offenders who are highly prone to violence....   [tags: Biology Biological Research Papers]
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Vivid Scents and Story Lines in Patrick Süskind’s novel „Perfume” - Between the beautiful bloom and scent of amaranth, lavender, acadia and the most precious fumes that have ever been sensed lies a story of a gifted boy - murderer in heart. Patrick Süskind’s novel „Perfume” was published in 1985, which, I believe, is one of the most imaginative and eccentric story ideas I have ever read. This cross-genred novel is one of the most successful German publications of the 20th century alongside with Erich Maria Remarque’s novels and roughly twenty years later – in 2006 Tom Tykwer adapted Grenouille’s story for cinemas....   [tags: odours, insanity, complex]
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An Orange Juice Label as a Microcosm of Society - An Orange Juice Label as a Microcosm of Society One facet of Herbert von Hundstein's theory of universality is that all components of culture, from obvious propaganda campaigns to written notes exchanged on refrigerator doors, are meaningful and representative of society as a whole. Von Hundstein writes in Kultur ist Alle; Alle ist Kultur, The most mundane may also be the most significant, for is our culture any less forgotten in the private conversations of two lovers. Culture does not exist in a vacuum: it permeates all like oxygen, and for that reason anything in existence is a product of its culture....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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Classical Conditioning Theory - I. Introduction of classical conditioning Classical conditioning also called as Pavlovian conditioning or respondent conditioning. It is a kind of learning a new behavior through association that when a conditioned stimulus (CS) is paired with an unconditioned stimulus (US) and evokes a conditioned response (CR). It also is a learning process that occurs through associations between an environmental stimulus and a naturally occurring stimulus (Cherry, 2014). Classical conditioning has much strength such as can help to explain all aspects of human behavior and many of advertisers will use classical conditioning to advertise their produces, however it also have some weaknesses such as all cla...   [tags: Pavlovian Conditioning]
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Analysis Of Clockwork Orange - Analysis of Clockwork Orange The film, “A Clockwork Orange,” is, to me, an almost exact replica of today’s society. Basically, one kid, who seems to have come from a financially sound home and community, goes through about three stages--1. He violates the laws society has set forth to maintain order. 2. He is caught and punished for his crimes against society. 3. He feels remorse for his violence and sexually deviance (although, at the end of the film, he’s back to his old, delinquent self)....   [tags: essays research papers] 1201 words
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Significance of Music Used in the Movie, A Clockwork Orange - The use of music as a motif in (Stanley Kubrick, A Clockwork Orange 1962)] creates a lens so that the viewer is able to recognize the trend that violence has to destroy an individual’s identity. Although Alex (Malcolm McDowell) clearly associates violence with his own individual identity and sense of self, he consistently reveals the impossibility of remaining an individual in the face of group-oriented violence. The images that music create coincide the destruction of Alex’s identity, either through compliance to a group’s style of violence or through failure to embrace the similarity of group actions associated with violence....   [tags: films, cinematography] 1202 words
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Free Will vs Determinism in A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess - ... But during the treatments, an unexpected outcome occurs: the music begins to make Alex feel very queasy. What makes this character seem most interesting is his appreciation for music, notably the works of Beethoven, Mozart, etc. While his friends are into the pop tunes of the era, Alex’s enthusiastic respect for classical pieces gives him an impression of higher intelligence. Earlier in the first act, he thrillingly describes his appreciation for classical music as he listens to a violin concerto: “Oh, bliss, bliss, and heaven … oh, it was gorgeousness and gorgeousity made flesh” (36)....   [tags: dystopian novella, futuristic society, analysis]
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Learning To Change - Has there ever been an experience that not only has changed your development but also has recalibrated your entire life. If you were to ask me this question i would answer yes with great exuberance. I would also state that this occurred not even a month ago. I state this response with great joy simply because I enjoy the recalibration I have encountered, since this change can enhance a better future for myself. It has let me find my true passions and let me realize my true dislikes. Most importantly it has given me a new sense of maturity I feel that I didn’t earn....   [tags: Personal Experience ] 1205 words
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Free Essays - Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange - "A Clockwork Orange" is a very different movie. It has everything a movie should have, but the plot is quite disturbing, especially for the time it came out. I have personally watched this film several times to find the meaning, and every time I watch it I come up with a different one. I am going to try to explain what this film contains as well as try to explain the plot. "A Clockwork Orange" is a story of a young man whose principle interests are rape, ultra-violence, and Beethoven. It's about a teen named Alex (Malcolm McDowell) who torments people in Britain in the near future....   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays] 1209 words
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Fahrenheit 451 and A Clockwork Orange: Does Modern Literature Stay Modern? - Throughout literary history, from Chaucer to Chekov, Shakespeare to Steinbeck, T.S. Eliot to E.L. James, the work of an author is commonly pinpointed to the society and time that he lives in, whether this is the war poetry of Sigmund Sassoon or Edward Thomas written at a time when England was considering what it meant to be in combat, or perhaps the novelists of the 1920s such as Fitzgerald, who engaged an audience languishing in liquor, jazz and motorcars by engaging them in what was so rapidly developing and relatable to them....   [tags: ] 1210 words
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Freedom of Choice in A Clockwork Orange - Freedom of Choice In the novel A Clockwork Orange, the author Anthony Burgess tells a story about a young man name Alex and his friends, every night they go around and start committing violent acts. In the novel Alex expresses his freedom of choice between good and evil. The freedom of choice is a decision that every person must make throughout his life in order to guide his actions and to take control of his own future. This Freedom of Choice, no matter what the outcome is, displays person power as an individual, and any efforts to control or influence this choice between good and evil will take way the person free will and enslave him....   [tags: essays research papers] 1228 words
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Comparison of the Book and Movie Version of A Clockwork Orange - A Comparison of the Book and Firm Version of A Clockwork Orange   In 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 84F to serve 14 years, but receives an offer from "the Government" which entails undergoing experimental treatment in return for early release.  He seizes what seems to him an opportunity, but is horrified by the "cure" he endures.  The new "good" Alex that is released unto the world is depressed, frus...   [tags: Movie Film comparison compare contrast]
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Impact of Music Technology on the Film Industry - This essay deals with the relationship of technology in developing new forms of musical expression in films. It focuses on how film music evolved from orchestras to the use of technology and how music technology has opened new horizons for film industry. There is an important historical relationship between films and music. Starting with the early film sound or “The Golden Age” (1933-1949) was served in special by orchestras, who did whatever was asked of them by the executives assigned to particular film for the sole purpose of making those films palatable to as large an audience as possible....   [tags: Iconic Keyboards, Technology Advancement]
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I'm Going to Read, Wake Me Up in Five Minutes - In fourth grade I started playing Alto saxophone for my grade school band. Three years later I learned Baritone saxophone for my middle school band. In another year I joined a choir. By the end of high school I had been in six different bands, learned to play several instruments, joined two different choirs, taken multiple music theory class, and starred in more than a dozen musicals. My love for the arts started early in my life, my mother is an artist and my father is a musician and a head designer for a stationary company....   [tags: digital natives] 1246 words
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Free Essays - A Clockwork Orange - Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess This novel is short–only being about 180 pages–but looks may deceive you, or in other words don’t judge a book buy its cover or its thickness. A Clockwork Orange is actually 360 pages because you have to read between the lines. You may think that the story’s theme is that the future will be filled with horrible decadent violence (that is what I first thought), but if you read between the lines you will understand that this book is written for one main purpose, a purpose other than entertainment....   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays] 1254 words
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Creative Writing: Russian Roulette - On the thirty third of May, that man, Tigers father, or as he was so named; Mr Hunter, sat across from me. He had come into some difficulty with a client – who had survived his share of twenty games. I’d known him as Orange, but never struck up a conversation with him that lasted more than a minute. I'd heard that he'd been named Orange, after strolling around in his prison uniform, for eight months after his release. He’d grown tired of Mr Hunter stealing lives away, and went out of his way to grow a gang....   [tags: orange´s conflict, little miss] 1256 words
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Free Essays - Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange - 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 droogs begin a series of merciless acts of violence....   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays] 1274 words
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Community Service: Raising Funds to The Special Olympics - John F. Kennedy once said “My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.” And to that I offer my twist, “My fellow Orange Colts, ask not what your community can do for you, ask what you can do for your community. “ To me community service has been part of my life since I was a child, often it was miniscule but it’s not what you do always what you do or in what amount, it’s the effect it has as a whole. I was raised to put other people before myself and that is something I value to this day....   [tags: poplar plunge, orange colts]
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What Title? - A Clockwork Orange : Chosen Evil vs. Forced Morality What becomes of a man stripped of his free will. Does he continue to be a man, or does he cease. These are questions that Anthony Burgess tries to answer. Written in the middle of Burgess’ writing career, A Clockwork Orange was a reflection of a youth subculture of violence and terrorization that was beginning to emerge in the early 1960s. The novel follows Alex, a young hoodlum who is arrested for his violent acts towards the citizens of London....   [tags: essays research papers] 1294 words
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History and Popularity of Diamonds in Africa - The history and popularity of diamonds in Africa all began in 1866 when the first diamond was found along the banks of the Orange River. In the next fifteen years, Africa became the leading supplier of diamonds in the world, exporting more than nations such as India and Brazil. The discovery of these highly valued and highly demanded diamonds brought an immense amount of trade into Africa, a continent known for its poverty. One diamond company in particular, De Beers, instantly became interested in African diamond mines....   [tags: orange river, trade, rebel groups] 1311 words
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Power of Choice in Anthony Burgess' 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. This element of choice, no matter what the outcome, displays man's power as an individual. Any efforts to control or influence this choice between good and evil will in turn govern man's free will and enslave him. In the novel A Clockwork Orange, the author uses symbolism through imagery, the characterization of Alex, and the first person narrative point of view to prove that without the ability to choose between good and evil, Man becomes a slave....   [tags: A Clockwork Orange Essays]
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The Importance of Free Will in 1Q84, by Haruki Murakam and A Clockwork Orange, by Stanley Kubrick - In Haruki Murakami’s novel, 1Q84, the idea of man creating the ideal world is explored. What starts off as a temporary refuge, develops into a community with the ultimate goal of becoming a utopia. However as this utopia develops, the population becomes increasingly blind and naïve. In the process, they lose their morality in favor of subordination, following the wills of those standing above them. Likewise, in A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess introduces a world that strives to wipe out radical thought....   [tags: Freedom of Choice, imperialism]
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The Genius of Stanley Kubrick - The Genius of Stanley Kubrick Many movie directors have mastered a genre or two. Wes Craven and John Carpenter are two of the horror film legends. Alfred Hitchcock is probably one of the five greatest directors of all time, with thrillers being his primary claim to fame. George Lucas has been the reigning king of science fiction ever since the release of Star Wars. John Ford is arguably the premier director of westerns. In my opinion, however, Stanley Kubrick may be the person who mastered more genres than any other director....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers] 1336 words
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Caso 9.2 Orange Glo - Caso 9.2 Orange Glo Cleans Up the Marketplace Introducción El análisis del caso que vamos a estar presentando es sobre la Compañía Orange Glo International. A continuación encontraran una breve descripción sobre los datos de la misma. Orange Glo International incluye una línea de productos 100% naturales. Sus líneas de productos son; OxyClean®, Kaboom® y Orange Glo®. Dicha compañía se unió en 1998 a Church & Dwigth como "business partners", terminando en una compra de Orange Glo International en el 2006....   [tags: Foreign Language Essays] 1337 words
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Comparing Amount of Glucose in Orange Fruit, Grapefruit and Lemon Fruit - Comparing Amount of Glucose in Orange Fruit, Grapefruit and Lemon Fruit I have been given 4% of glucose solution, benedict's solution and distilled water to find out the concentration of glucose of these three juices; orange, lemon, and grapefruit. The method of serial dilution has to be done to work out the concentration; this is because the concentration of glucose is far too concentrated. A dilution factor has to be worked out; I will be using a dilution factor of 5, which means the amount of glucose and the percentage of glucose will always divide by 2 as the dilution solution carries on....   [tags: Papers] 1344 words
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The Effects of Agent Orange - If you were to ask the seven million Vietnamese that were exposed to Agent Orange about their feelings about the war, what would they say. “I have no future, no happiness,” said Do Duc Diu. He went on to say that he lost eleven of his children to this deadly toxin (Agent Orange Record). Nineteen million gallons of Agent Orange were sprayed across South Vietnam leading to the death of more than 400,000 Vietnamese (Orange Innovation). Agent Orange had numerous devastating effects on not only the people intended but also other innocent people not involved with the war....   [tags: weapons, warfare, Vietnam war] 1346 words
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alexclo Metamorphosis of Alex in Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange - The Metamorphosis of Alex in A Clockwork Orange      As both the protagonist and narrator of Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange, the character of Alex is an intriguing study from start to finish. Specifically, in comparing part one and part three of the novel, Alex's world, internally and externally, his characterization and travails are shown to be mirror images of each other, both identical and reversed. Where Alex was the soulless victimizer in part one, he finds himself repeatedly a victim in part three....   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays]
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The Invisible Man, by Ralph Ellison - How do we reconcile personal freedom with the need to abide by the interests of society. Should we celebrate individuality or the sacrifice thereof. Or rather, should the individual be subjected to the masses, or should the masses be subjected to the individual. (Allen 144). A myriad of writers have attempted to answer these questions to different ends. In A Clockwork Orange and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Burgess and Kesey reach similar conclusions by employing insane characters to discuss the negative influences society has on the individual; in both stories, characters must endure the mind-altering treatments of morally ambiguous scientists in order to better “fit” into society....   [tags: Individuality, Society, Absurdism]
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The Importance of Free Will in A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess - “What’s it going to be then, eh?” is the signature question in Anthony Burgess’s novel, A Clockwork Novel that not only resonates with the moral identity of the anti-heroic protagonist, Alex, but also signifies the essential choice between free will that perpetrates evil and deterministic goodness that is forced and unreal. The prison chaplain and the writer F. Alexander voice the most controversial idea in the novel: man becomes ‘a clockwork orange’ when robbed of free will and tuned into a deterministic mechanism....   [tags: Anthony Burguess, moral identity, natural trait] 1417 words
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A Historical Feminist Analysis of Orange is the New Black - Today, women have many of the same privileges as men. This includes the right to free speech, personal safety and education. Women’s rights have progressed dramatically since the French Revolution, but the cycle of poverty still affects many women today, specifically women of minorities and/or who have been incarcerated. Two popular adaptions of this unfortunate phenomenon and characters affected by it are Fantine, a single-mother trying to provide for her daughter, in the film “Les Miserables”, based on Victor Hugo’s experiences of the French Revolution then turned into a book, and the various female characters playing female inmates in the popular TV series “Orange is the New Black”, whic...   [tags: feminism, les miserables, women's rights]
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alexclo Psychological Analysis of Alex in Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange - A Psychological Analysis of Alex in A Clockwork Orange In A Clockwork Orange, Alex is portrayed as two different people living within the same body. As a mischievous child raping the world, he as seen as filth. His actions and blatant disrespect towards society are categorized under that of the common street bum. However, when he is away from his evening attire, he is that of suave. His clothing, his words, his overall attitude. The distinction between the two is triggered by the gentle sounds of Ludwig Van Beethoven....   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays] 1431 words
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Dystopian Comparisons - In the Book A Clockwork Orange, the short stories Harrison Burgeron, The Lottery and the movies Gattaca and the Truman Show by Anthony Burgess, Kurt Vonnegut, Shirly Jackson, Andrew Niccol and Peter Wier respectively. These pieces of literature(and cinematography) all have a society that controls and manipulates the individual or Protaganist. The society does this because it wants total control over both the individual and the society as a whole. A Clockwork Orange is futuristic look at England....   [tags: Compare Contrast] 1439 words
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The Affects of Boot Camps on Juveniles - In 2005, 14-year-old Martin Lee Anderson from was sentenced to probation after taking a joy ride with his stolen grandmothers car. Later that year, he violated his probation after trespassing on school grounds. His parents were given two options, either sending him to a juvenile detention center or boot camp. They chose boot camp as the better rehabilitation program, in hoping to change their son. Anderson lasted three hours at the Florida's Bay County Sheriff's Boot Camp before collapsing and being sent to the hospital, where he was declared dead the next morning....   [tags: Juvenile Boot Camps] 1452 words
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Analysis of Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange - Analysis of Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange Stanley Kubrick's 1971 film production of the Anthony Burgess novel, A Clockwork Orange, is a truly unforgettable film.  It is narrated by one of the most vicious characters ever put on screen, Alex DeLarge.  The promotional poster for the film advertised it as "The adventures of a young man whose principle interests are rape, ultra-violence, and Beethoven" (Dirks 1).  Needless to say, music plays a very important role in A Clockwork Orange.  The expressive use of music in this film gives the viewer a look into the psyche of the vicious Alex, a psyche that equates violence with art.  By doing so, the film shows us the complexity and duality of the...   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays Papers]
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Music, Violence, and Identity in Anthony Burgess’ A Clockwork Orange - Music, Violence, and Identity in Anthony Burgess’ A Clockwork Orange Linking the fundamental conflict between individual identity and societal identity with musical imagery in Anthony Burgess’ A Clockwork Orange creates a lens through which one can recognize the tendency that violence has to destroy an individual’s identity. Although Alex clearly associates violence with his own individual identity and sense of self, he consistently reveals the impossibility of remaining an individual in the face of group-oriented violence....   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays]
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clockwork orange - “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 the end of the novel is the moral metamorphosis complete and Alex is finally able to answer the question, and by doing so affirms his freedom of choice....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange 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....   [tags: Anthony Burgess Clockwork Orange Essays] 1483 words
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freeclo Moral freedom for All in Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess: The importance of moral freedom for all in A Clockwork Orange Moral freedom is one of the most if not the most important of any freedoms available for humans. Moral freedom is the ability to either choose to perform good and bad deeds or both. Totalitarian governments take away one’s individual choice and thus, suppresses and suffocates thee soul. The setting in A Clockwork Orange, is a general parallax to a totalitarian and oppressive government. Alex the main character is the representative of the common man, and his struggle in this type of government....   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays] 1488 words
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Agent Orange - Agent Orange In 1961, the United States began spraying herbicides in its military campaign to defoliate the jungles of southern Vietnam. Mimicking Smokey Bear, American pilots chuckled "Remember. Only you can prevent forests," as they dropped weed killers over target sites. But as research progressed, the true nature of the chemicals which they were spraying came to light. It is certainly no longer a laughing matter when it is realized that Agent Orange, a major herbicide used, could be as deadly to humans as it is to plants....   [tags: Vietnam War Essays]
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A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess - A Clockwork Orange is a book written by Anthony Burgess. It takes place in a somewhat futuristic Britain. The book is written with the point of view of the anti-hero, Alex. Alex is a 16 year old criminal who is involved in rape, violence, murder and robbery throughout the book. The book is divided into three parts, each part with seven chapters (three times seven is twenty-one, the official age of adulthood in Britain, where the book takes place). The first half of the book focuses on Alex’s criminal lifestyle, the second focuses on Alex’s rehabilitation in prison, and the third is based on Alex’s entry back into society....   [tags: Clockwork Orange Burgess] 1517 words
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The Vietnam War and Agent Orange - The Vietnam War was between Capitalist United states and Communist North Vietnamese; the war began in 1964 and ended in 1975. The US joined the war to stop the spreading of communism. The US came up with the domino theory which was if Vietnam turned communist the surrounding countries would all fall to communism too. The war suffered around 2.3million casualties and was very significant in the long term and the short term. Some of the wars key events were; in 1960 when the Vietcong was formed, 1963 when Diem was overthrown, 1965 Operation rolling thunder begun, 1969 Ho Chi Minh died and in 1963 the cease-fire agreement was signed in Paris and the troops leave Vietnam....   [tags: Vietnam War, Agent Orange, USA, chemmical warfare,] 1530 words
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The Importance of Language in Clare Rossini’s Final Love Note and Louise Gluck’s Mock Orange - The Importance of Language in Clare Rossini’s Final Love Note and Louise Gluck’s Mock Orange Love is such an abstract concept for the human mind to figure out. Along with the love of a mother for her child, there are many types of sensual love or brotherly love; friendship is frequently described as a type of love, as well. This abstraction can also be distorted and made to fit into categories that would normally be associated with negativity and abuse not "love." Think of why a woman will continually go back to an abusive spouse with the irrational reason that "he loves me." If he loved you, he wouldn't beat you…Would he....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]
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A Clockwork Orange Essay: Existentialist Analysis - Existentialist Analysis of Burgess' A Clockwork Orange      Freedom and liberalism are catchwords that appear frequently in both philosophical and political rhetoric. A free man is able to choose his actions and his value system, to express his views and to develop his most authentic character. What this kind of idealistic liberalism seems to forget, however, is that liberty does not mean a better society, better life or humanistic values such as equality and justice. In his novel A Clockwork Orange (1962), Anthony Burgess portrays an ultimately free individual and shows how a society cannot cope with the freedom which it in rhetoric so eagerly seeks to promote....   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays]
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A Clockwork Orange, by Stanley Kubrick - A Clockwork Orange is a Stanley Kubrick film from 1971. Kubrick directed the film and wrote the screen play based on the 1962 novel from author Anthony Burgess. A Clockwork Orange was originally rated, “X” and nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Film Editing and Best Screenplay, but lost in each category to William Friedkin's The French Connection (filmsite.org). The set design is by John Barry, costume design by Milena Canonero, music by Wendy Carlos and cinematography by John Alcott....   [tags: Film Analysis]
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Alex and Jack in A Clockwork Orange and Lord of the Flies - 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&#8217;s world, before arrival on the island, consisted of a &#8220; voluntary adherence to a pragmatic pact of nonagression&#8230;which passes for civilization, but maintained only through fear';(Whissen 140)....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Comparison between Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit and Purple Hibiscus - The Bildungsroman is a genre of prose fiction that focuses on the psychological and moral growth of the main character(s) from adolescence to adulthood. The traditional Bildungsroman originated in Germany and in his book Season of Youth: The Bildungsroman from Dickens to Golding, critic Jerome H. Buckley outlines the features of the genre and traces its development. Buckley states that the Bildungsroman is usually a novel about a sensitive boy, who grows up with certain constraints placed upon him by his continuously hostile parents, especially his father....   [tags: bildungsroman, prose fiction, oranges]
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Film Contributions of the Sixties - Film Contributions of the Sixties Beginning roughly with the release of Stanley Kubrick’s Dr. Strangelove: Or How I Stopped Worrying and Loved the Bomb in 1964, and continuing for about the next decade, the “Sixties” era of filmmaking made many lasting impressions on the motion picture industry. Although editing and pacing styles varied greatly from Martin Scorcesse’s hyperactive pace, to Kubrick’s slow methodical pace, there were many uniform contributions made by some of the era’s seminal directors....   [tags: essays papers]
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A Clockwork Orange Essay: A Modernistic Work - A Clockwork Orange as a Modernistic Work       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.   A Clockwork Orange abandons normal 'language' (which Modernists believed couldn't always convey meaning anyway) and is written in 'Nadsat' (which means teenager).  It is a slang that is spoken by the teenagers at the time.  Burgess  uses approximately two-hundred and fifty 'nadsat' words (most of which have Russian roots) to convey his story.  This gives the reader a sense of...   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays]
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A Clockwork Orange - 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 angsty teenaged character, Alex, through situations that challenge the moral values of himself and his friends....   [tags: A Clockwork Orange Essays] 1694 words
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A Clockwork Orange Essay: A Movie Analysis - A Clockwork Orange A Movie Analysis      In 1962, Anthony Burgess' novel A Clockwork Orange was published for the first time. This novel was an anti-utopian fable about the near future, where teenage gangs habitually terrorize the inhabitants of a shabby metropolis. The novel deals with the main focus that man is a sinner but not sufficiently a sinner to deserve the calamities that are heaped upon him. It is a comic novel about a man's tragic lot. (Bergonzi 152).      In 1971, Stanley Kubrick turned Burgess' novel into a 136 minute, color motion picture produced by Warner Brothers....   [tags: Movie Film comparison compare contrast]
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Shared Themes in A Clockwork Orange and Never Let Me Go - A Clockwork Orange and Never Let Me go are both set in a dystopian future. They both deal with a young protagonist trying to accept their fate in their respective societies. However. They are very different people, Alex Delarge is very impulsive and quick to anger person, Kathy H. is very empathetic and mild-mannered person. But they can still both be considered an “anti-hero”, they have that in common. Therefore both of these books share many themes, but since they were written in two different time periods, and the societies of these dystopian futures are very different, they have different approaches/views as to how to deal with the problems present in the novels....   [tags: dystopian future, burgess, marcks]
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Psychoanalytical Criticism of A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess via Alex DeLarge Psychoanalysis is based on the idea that literature is an extension of the conscious and subconscious mind. In a novel, the emotions of an author are manifested as a story of a protagonist and his world. The protagonist is created as the author’s persona, and the setting of the story parallels events from the author’s past. In Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange, the protagonist Alex DeLarge is a direct projection of Burgess’s psyche. Analysis of Burgess’s childhood confirms the psychoanalytic theory that Alex and his fictional experiences within A Clockwork Orange are the result of thoughts, fears, and desires that were suppressed by Burgess’s conscious m...   [tags: Psychoanalysis, analytical essays]
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Literary Comparison Of A Clock - A Literary Comparison Of A Clockwork Orange and The Crucible The existence of evil in the world is a universal question that is often contemplated. Anthony Burgess and Arthur Miller in their novels A Clockwork Orange and The Crucible address this question of evil. One of these stories is set in the future, and the other in the past confirming the belief that the human struggle between good and evil is timeless and applies to every person in society. Throughout history numerous examples of leaders have attempted to control the nature of people within their society through systems of punishment and reward....   [tags: essays research papers] 1742 words
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Review of "The Clockwork Three" by Matthew J. Kirby - For my book report, I will be doing a book called “The Clockwork Three” by Matthew J. Kirby. It was first published in 2010. This story occurs in the early twentieth century in New York City. The main characters are Giuseppe, Hannah, and Frederick. Giuseppe is an eleven-year-old boy who parents had died and he was soon was kidnapped. He was taken away from his family in Italy to New York City when that happened. Hannah is a twelve-year-old girl who loved school, but had to quit and become a maid because she had to earn money for her family since her father, who used to earn money for the family, but got very sick....   [tags: Kidnapped, Children, Adversity]
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A Clockwork Orange - Calculated Captivity - Calculated Captivation &quot;Goodness comes from within, 6655321. Goodness is something to be chosen. When a man cannot choose he ceases to be a man.&quot; 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 but when released back into a still violent society, he is a misfit. Anthony Burgess’ skillful art of manipulation is able to change the reader’s opinion from hating Alex for his malicious ways, to feeling captivated by him, as he becomes a ‘victim of a modern age’....   [tags: essays research papers] 1827 words
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ClockWork Orange - “ 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 tolchocked them both harder and ripped them to ribbons on their own floor. (34) “ Young Alex, naïve, 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 out at the movies and talking on the phone, then their imagination is far off from what Alex and his droogs are plotting....   [tags: essays research papers] 1830 words
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The Lasting Effects of Agent Orange - The Vietnam War was a hard time for many Americans. The men had to go off to a land filled with violence and crime while families and friends waited to see if their loved ones would return home. However, the biggest crime that happened during that time was in our own backyard. The government used a harsh herbicide named Agent Orange. Agent Orange was used to “expose guerilla forces in forested areas” (Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia). It contains a large amount of dioxin, a toxic chemical. Agent Orange was also used to give our soldiers a clear line of fire, which in turn, also gave the enemy a clear line of fire....   [tags: Military History ] 1839 words
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A Clockwork Orange - A Clockwork Orange In "A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess, the main charater is Alex. He is a teenager and he lives with his parent. He is the leader of a gang that consists of his friends Pete, Dim, Georgie and of course him self. It´s a very violent gang, and they enjoy to beat up and to rape other people. Alex is a well known kriminal by the police, but he hasn´t been to prison yet. One day when the gang is hanging at the Korona Milkbar, Alex hits Dim. Dim is really big and strong, so he gets mad....   [tags: Anthony Burgess] 1841 words
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Stanley Kubrick - Stanley Kubrick is one of the most influential and daring filmmakers to ever put his mark on the silver screen. He has created a large body of very influential works spanning several decades and many genres. Throughout his whole collection there are many elements which are repeatedly used to enhance the viewer's experience. There are also many recurring themes in Kubrick's works that are commented on both by the context in which they are brought forth and the techniques used to expound upon those themes....   [tags: Filmmaker Films Movies] 1855 words
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Social Warnings in Literature - Throughout time, works of literature have often carried messages of great social importance. It is essential to understand these significant themes and agendas in order to understand the basis of the novels. Throughout The Prophet’s Hair by Salman Rushdie, War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells and A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, there is much evidence supporting the idea of social or political ‘warnings,’ one could argue, about the functionality of society and those who govern said societies. The philosophies discovered by the reader (set there purposely by the author) provide the means to the essential bridge between reading literature and understanding the possibilities and comprehending...   [tags: Literary Analysis] 1856 words
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orlando/orange county - The metropolitan county Orlando/Orange county is mostly famous for the tourist attraction of Walt Disney, but it has political issues that only the people who are interested would know about. Members of the Orlando City Council are the Mayor- Commissioner, elected at-large, (candidates are chosen by all of the vote in the community, and elected for four year term) and six City Commissioners who are elected from respective districts. All are elected for four-year terms. Special meetings may be held at the call of the mayor, there are 6 district commissioners....   [tags: essays research papers] 1870 words
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A Clockwork Orange Essay: The Future Dystopia - The Future Dystopia in A Clockwork Orange           A Clockwork Orange is an anti-utopian novel, describing an imminent future in a stately supervised country. The hero Alex revolts against the state using violence and is therefore locked up. Later he is turned into a harmless subject without free will, incapable of committing any crime.   Burgess paints a future outlook of a land that is still committed to democracy, yet has already adapted radical methods facing youth criminality. There are several indications leading to the supposition that the general form of the government is a socialist one, e.g....   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays]
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Aleination and Rejection in Literature - Alienation & Rejection The famous songwriter and musician Billy Joel once said, “I really wish I was less of a thinking man and more of a fool not afraid of rejection.” From this alone, one can conclude that the themes of alienation and rejection occupy the minds of everyone, including a famous pop musician. Because these themes are something shared by everyone, they are common in all forms of literature. Two prime examples of this can be seen in Mary Shelley’s classic novel Frankenstein and John Gardner’s 1971 parallel novel Grendel....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess - Anthony Burgess’s A Clockwork Orange has been placed under much scrutiny by literary critics and readers everywhere. Furthermore, this highly criticized novel contains a myriad of ways to engage with the work, whether it is from the psychological or ethical perspective. Through College Literature Journal’s article “O My Brothers”, the unnamed author draws interesting connections between the main character’s development and how pseudo-families and pseudo- self plays a part on this said development....   [tags: Pseudo Family, Pseudo Self, Literary Analysis]
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musical genres - Music. Fascinating both by it’s diverse individual styles and the inevitable fusion of different genres which in turn have created other completely new and unique styles of music. Classical music is a perfect example. The earliest forms of classical music were composed in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries and displayed a very complicated and sophisticated form of writing incorporating a wide range of instruments and used the principle of multi instrumentation which achieved a very full symphonic sound which in turn led to the creation of specially designed halls to facilitate the sound....   [tags: essays research papers] 1951 words
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A Glance into Global Orange Juice Production - A Glance Into Global Orange Juice Production Oranges originally come from Asia, but were brought to the Mediterranean during the 13th century (Morton 1987). They were first used in medicine, then grown for consumption, and by the 1500’s were found in South America and Mexico. There are around 12 varieties of oranges, grown in places such as the U.S., Brazil, South Africa, and the Mediterranean. The orange tree grows in subtropical climates, may reach a height of 25ft and has compound leaves up to 6in....   [tags: highly consumed juices]
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The Misuse of Power and the Extent of Free Will Within A Clockwork Orange and Nineteen Eighty-Four - In both Nineteen Eighty-four and A Clockwork Orange, free will and the misuse of power are two intrinsically linked themes which are woven throughout and that govern everything that happens within both novels. The different reactions of different characters are an area that both George Orwell and Anthony Burgess focus on with interesting parallels between the two main protagonists, Alex and Winston. Winston and Alex, although very different, react in quite a similar fashion to events surrounding their circumstances....   [tags: Literary Analysis ] 1975 words
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Creation and Destruction in A Clockwork Orange - Creation and Destruction in A Clockwork Orange In the novel A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess shows his readers a society in which pure destruction seems to reign supreme. The lead character, Alex, and most members of his generation, spend their evenings recreationally beating passersby, having small but brutal gang fights, and generally destroying both property and people. Yet these images and instances of destruction constantly interact with images of art, of things created, usually thought to be the diametric opposite of such violence....   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays]
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The Theme of Removal of Freedom in Literature - Over the years, and still to this day, many prominent figures in society continues to defend the one thing every individual deserves, freedom. Part of our existence and personality is the ability to make our own choices and map out our own journeys through the stages of life. Whether we choose the right or wrong path, we learn valuable lessons either way and this is the way people should live their lives. We would all like to believe that in this day in age, we have free will, but do we really....   [tags: Literary Analysis]
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