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Agent Orange- An Herbicide - Agent Orange was a herbicide that that was “first developed by the U.S. Army as an instrument of chemical warfare at Fort Detrick, Maryland.”(Wilcox, 1983, p. introduction/x) It was later used in the Vietnam conflict as a defoliant on a large scale in Operation Ranch Hand, where “11,000,000 gallons were sprayed in Vietnam alone (Wilcox, 1983, p. 29). In total, 12,000,000 gallons were sprayed in Southeast Asia. The basis of Agent Orange starts out as equal parts of 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) and 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4,5-T) which contained traces of 2,3,7,8- tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD)....   [tags: Chemical Warfare, Defoliant, US Army, Vietnam]
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Vietnamese Refugees in Orange County - For years refugees have come to America from all over the globe coming from Syria, Vietnam, Iraq, and even Australia. A refugee is different than an immigrant, in such a way that they are basically forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or a natural disaster. Unlike immigrants who have been here for a long time like the Mexicans, or the Japanese, the Vietnamese have been in the U.S for around thirty years or less. After the Vietnam War, the Vietnamese feared for their life and were forced to leave their county for liberty....   [tags: War Refugees Essays]
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Physical Geography of Orange County - This sedimentary rock has hardened over the many years with sand shells, small pebbles, grains of sand and rocks of various sizes. In comparison to our 4.5 billion year old Earth, these sand shells might as well be brand new, when in reality they could be up to 1,000 years old. If the sandstone were to be replaced with calcite it would completely change the subclass of rock, it would then be chemical & organic limestone. The variation in sand stone is due to different rates of deposition and change in patterns of the sediment movement (Mc Knight, p....   [tags: earth science, geology, cloud types]
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The Use of Agent Orange in the Vietnam War - The Use of Agent Orange in the Vietnam War Agent Orange is a plant killer, which was used during the Vietnam War to destroy the massive amount of trees (Nguyen, 1). The destruction that occurred, however, is far more extensive than once believed. Complications in health occur much more frequently to those exposed to the chemical than those who managed to avoid contact (Nguyen, 2). The use of Agent Orange in the Vietnam War affected the American soldier’s health and genetics. Agent Orange is a 50:50 mixture of two major compounds, 2,4-dichlorophenoxy acetic acid and 2,4,5-trichlorophenoxy acetic acid (Nguyen, 2)....   [tags: Vietnam War Essays]
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The Agent Orange Story; Unnatural Causes - The Agent Orange Story; Unnatural Causes When a person hears about war, they think of guns, bombs, and absolute chaos. The soldiers in Vietnam are the ones who actually know the true story and true experience of war. Lamont Johnson, the director of the movie, The Agent Orange Story; Unnatural Causes, makes many different views onto the soldiers lives after Vietnam. Whether the soldiers experience mental or physical pain, Johnson directs madness into reality. The certain view points ranges between short term illnesses to the lack of acceptance between the soldier and their community....   [tags: Film Critique] 750 words
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Effects of Agent Orange During the Vietnam War - On April 12, 1961, the first application of the chemical nicknamed Agent Orange was sprayed on Vietnamese foliage in an attempt to stop guerilla warfare, launching a herbicidal disaster ("Herbicidal Warfare"). The consequences of agent orange, unbeknownst to the former government officials, led to a series of catastrophic effects including, but not limited to neurobehavioral and physical anomalies of the human body. As a result of the lacking knowledge of Agent Orange, the United States and Vietnam are still cleaning up the herbicidal mess that could have been avoided (Magnuson)....   [tags: Vietnam War Essays]
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Comparing the Efficiency of Sports Drinks and Orange Juice - ... Electrolytes by definition are compounds that conduct an electric current when they are in an aqueous solution or in the molten state. All ionic compounds are electrolytes. The following elements are electrolytes in a persons body: sodium (Na+), potassium (K+), chloride (Cl-), calcium (Ca2+), magnesium (Mg2+), bicarbonate (HCO3-), phosphate (PO42-), and sulfate (SO42-). The most common of these elements that are typically found in drinks are sodium, potassium, and calcium. Electrolytes are basically in all of a person’s body fluids....   [tags: electrolytes, energy, exercise] 979 words
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Alienation Comparison: The Secretary Chant and Alienation and Orange - It’s self-evident, feelings & emotions are more intimate & personal than percentages, statistics, & numbers. “The Secretary Chant”, a poem about a woman so engrossed in her job she is turning into it, has the theme of alienation. As does “Alienation & Orange Juice: The Invisibility of Labor”, is an article that speaks about a commercial that has no humans shown and causes the alienation of the workers from the end result of their work by the absence of their portrayal. Those texts are both effective to certain degrees in their portrayal of alienation, so one can be considered better than the other in their manner of treating the subject....   [tags: Evan Stewart, Marge Piercy]
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Dow’s Expansion into Nuclear Weapons and the Aftermath - ... Vietnam War: Napalm and Agent Orange, another of Dow’s innovations Napalm bombs was another of Dow’s innovation or rather curse on humanity that The United States military dropped on North Vietnam during the Vietnam War to burn Vietnamese civilians and soldiers alike. It was a jelly-like chemical which when sprayed over people burned them on contact. The USA continued to drop napalm bombs on North Vietnam until 1973. Dow was one of several manufacturers who began producing the napalm B compound under a government contract from 1965....   [tags: radioactive, bombs, agent orange] 632 words
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Child Abuse and Neglect - Children all over the United States and California, especially in Orange County, have a sad high rate of child abuse. At this very second a child is being reported of abuse. People don’t realize that this can be happening at a family’s home, neighboring house, or even in the next room. Child abuse is happening everywhere and anywhere at this very moment and we need to realize every aspect of effect and morality it has to child that either do or don’t survive these abusive lifestyles. In the website at www.brightfutures4kids.org there was so many shocking facts, and helpful programs providing to prevent child abuse in families that would like to stop these mishaps....   [tags: california, orange county, maltreatment]
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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time VS Frankenstein by Mary Shelley - ... Observing the way the protagonists react to conflict in books, may shape the way we think. In the curious incident of the dog in the night time Christopher solves many of his problems by screaming, as a pose to Victor Frankenstein dealing with his problems by using his brain and attempting to find a solution. The book Frankenstein provides readers with strong characters, and wise themes. Frankenstein and The curious incident of the dog in the night time represent several themes, a few of them directly contradict each other....   [tags: victor, monster, christopher, orange] 600 words
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Role of Women in Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit - Role of Women in Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit   In the novel Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, by Jeanette Winterson, most of the important, decision-making, characters are female. Jeanette, the female protagonist, is greatly influenced by her mother, a strong, overbearing, eccentric woman, and by Elsie, a prominent member of the family parish who becomes Jeanette's only friend and closest confidant. Elsie and Jeanette's mother act as polar forces in Jeanette's life, with the mother encouraging suppression of "unholy" or "unnatural" feelings and thoughts, and Elsie encouraging expression of feelings and accepting oneself for who one really is....   [tags: Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit Essays] 610 words
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Fruits of Love Revealed in Gary Soto's Oranges - The Fruits of Love Revealed in Gary Soto's Oranges   Imagine that it's winter and cold outside. There's nervous electricity around you, and love is a new and exciting experience. In your heart you feel warmth you've never known before. This is the moment Gary Soto captures in his poem "Oranges". The feeling and power of adolescent love is created using tone, contrasting imagery, and symbolism. First, the use of tone in "Oranges" clearly helps to set the theme of the poem. Children often talk with simple sentences that directly state what happened....   [tags: Gary Soto Oranges Essays] 686 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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Science and Realism - Science and Realism In the course of this semester, we have read a number of stories that have one common element: science. In most of the stories, the science was hypothetical, but accurate, for the time and usually played an important part in the story. Today we know that most of these ideas range from simply being wrong to flat out impossible. When I say science I am referring to the sciences that are of a physical nature such as biology, chemistry, and physics. Psychology is also a science, but one of a mental nature....   [tags: Reading Books Essays] 928 words
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Presentation of satire in Brave New World - Analyse the passage (John the Savage in the hospital); discern presentation of satire and how it is wrought. In Brave New World Huxley is targeting consumer, materialistic attitudes that existed in his time (and still do today) and extrapolating, then projecting them into the world that is the World State, to serve as a warning to society of the consequences of these attitudes. The passage in question is from Chapter XIV of Huxley’s Brave New World, and more specifically features the incident in which the ‘Savage’, John, visits his dying mother at a hospital, and subsequently instigates a riot because of soma, which he abhors....   [tags: essays research papers] 804 words
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Essay for Enrollment in a Law Class - My desire to study law began as a child when I witnessed my next door neighbour forcibly evicted from their house. This had an adverse effect on me as my best friend as a child was leaving me. At first I had a rudimentary understanding of why he and his family had to leave. As time went on, I realised that my neighbours had been evicted as a result of a violation of a clause within the housing law. Ever since this time, I have held a keen fascination with law and the purpose it serves in society....   [tags: admissions essays] 667 words
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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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A Clockwork Orange Essay: Blindness in A Clockwork Orange - Blindness in A Clockwork Orange In the novel, A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess has tried to show the importance of individual freedom over doing the right thing. He has taken an extreme example of violence and perverse acts to accent his strong belief. It is my opinion that Burgess has been blinded to some essential truths in his quest to ensure personal freedom. Personal freedom can be described as acting upon your own accord and not becoming restricted by the social paradigm in which you live....   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays] 971 words
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The Truth Exposed in A Clockwork Orange - The Truth Exposed in A Clockwork Orange      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 droogs, or gang.  In fact, by the end of the novel, his droogs have themselves become the police.  The police have no qualms about beating people almost to the point...   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays]
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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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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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A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess - Imagine having stolen, raped, and even murdered all at the age of 15. The new canon of dark literature and controversy has finally hit the stage. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess written in 1962 could only be described in the old cockney expression “queer as a clockwork orange”. Meaning it is bizarre internally, but appears natural on the surface. The story begins with the protagonist and narrator Alex a 15-year-old boy, who sets the bar for the most cold-blooded and callous characters of literature....   [tags: alex, burguess, linguistic adventure]
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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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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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A Clockwork Orange, by Stanley Kubrick - Adaptation, or the conversion of historical or fictional narratives into film, has been a common practice for many years. It is this very practice that has bound the two medias of film and narrative together. It has brought readers and viewers together in understanding a similar storyline with a similar structure. Sometimes, filmmakers have adapted films from novels successfully because of their ability to accurately portray the structure, characters and plotline from the novel throughout every aspect of the film....   [tags: Stanley Kubrick, cinema, adaptation]
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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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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: Review Of Book And Firm Version - 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 84F to serve 14 years, but receives an offer from "the Government" which entails undergoing experimental treatment in return for early release....   [tags: essays research papers] 1115 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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Social Institutions and Manipulation Exposed in A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess - As teenagers deviate from the constraining grasp of their parents, they begin to establish their own identity through decisions; however, their development of self-identification is frequently hindered by manipulation of societal institutions such as: justice system, religion, and media. Anthony Burgess, author of A Clockwork Orange, establishes the idea of freewill and how it is suppressed when Alex, the main protagonist, undergoes the manipulative Ludovico's technique, religious lectures, and social norms influenced by media- used to instill pain when Alex's desires violence/music and finding salvation, which is similar to the treatment of criminals in our society; ultimately utilized t...   [tags: justice system, religion, media, freewill]
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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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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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Behavior Modification - Behavior Modification In the book A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess the main character, Alex, is exposed to an experimental technique known as "Ludovico's Technique" which causes him to feel pain whenever he is exposed to sex, violence, or certain types of music. This Ludovico's Technique is a form of behavior modification, most likely inspired by B.F. Skinner. Burrhus Frederic Skinner was a widely known, and criticized, psychologist/behaviorist who founded the operant science of behaviorism around 1938....   [tags: Anthony Burgess Clockwork Orange Essays]
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Agent Orange - We must do everything in our power to make the world recognize that our veterans are still paying a high price for fighting the war in Vietnam. Agent Orange is slowly taking the lives of these brave veterans. The government has recognized some diseases but the rules to compensation can be complex. It was in the 1960's that we were in the process of trying to destroy vegetation and brush in Vietnam, in doing so we proceeded to contaminate one of the largest parts of the environment, Humankind. War Veterans were exposed to Agent Orange and now live their lives with a disease not necessarily curable....   [tags: Diseases on War Veterans]
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The Curse of the Orange Tree and the Artist - The Curse of the Orange Tree and the Artist "In a Green Night" by Derek Walcott is a poem about the conflicting feelings of life. "In a Green Night" focuses on the ever-present threat of death, and how our lives revolve around the inevitability of death. Through metaphors, paradoxes, and repetition, Walcott exemplifies the hopelessness and glory that occur when an artist realizes that, in his quest for creating the perfect piece of art, he is ultimately growing closer to death--just as an orange tree grows closer to death as it produces its magnificent fruit....   [tags: Poetry Analysis] 1063 words
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The Devastation of Agent Orange - Abstract: This paper exposes the social injustices to Americans and to Vietnamese resulting from spraying of Agent Orange during the Vietnam Conflict. American Vietnam Veterans and many Vietnamese citizens have struggled with the United States Government for due reparations from the devastation of Agent Orange that has shattered their lives. Veterans have demanded compensation for this injustice through lawsuits and government allocations while the Vietnamese want the United States to clean up their dioxin-contaminated land and waterways....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]
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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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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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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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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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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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Skinheads - When thinking about skinhead gangs in London, it is impossible not to conjure up images of shaved heads and heavy Doc Martin boots accompanying a particularly racist kind of violence with no respect for authority structures of the state. However, did these gangs begin with such a clear idea of their purpose. Were they aware that their daily activities would become a “subculture” along with the Mods and Rockers. In his essay titled “The Skinheads and the Magical Recovery of Community,” John Clarke argues that skinheadism is about the recovery of a community in working class neighborhoods where this feeling had been lost due to various changes in socio-economic conditions....   [tags: Gang London Skinhead Gangs]
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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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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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Sources Of Electrolytes: Which Drink Provides More Electrolytes - In this project, I will investigate which drink provides more electrolytes: Gatorade, orange juice, coconut water, or spring water. Most experts agree that if you are participating in moderate exercise, drinking water should do the trick. But if you are exercising vigorously, you also need to replenish some of the salts that your body loses through sweat. These salts are called electrolytes. Water provides the liquid you need to avoid dehydration, but it does not have electrolytes. Electrolytes, such as sodium and potassium, are present in sweat....   [tags: gatorade, orange juice, sport drinks]
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Elsie and Her Mother in Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit - Elsie and Her Mother in Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit In a story of a young girl coming of age and finding her sexuality in a very religious community, it is key to have a female figure that plays a key role for the character. A mother should play the key role but what happens when this role is confused with a very spiritual role. Where will a young girl turn to when her life goes against the rules society has set for her. Jeanette has lived a sheltered life with no influence on her except for the church....   [tags: Winterson Oranges Fruit Essays] 1069 words
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Oranges are Not the Only Fruit and the two letters in The Color Purple - Oranges are Not the Only Fruit and the two letters in The Color Purple The Chapter 'Joshua' in Oranges are Not the Only Fruit and the two letters in The Color Purple, where Sofia returns and later gets brutally punished for her confrontation, both explore fundamental issues that characterize a lot of the essence of both novels as a whole. At the heart of both of these two sections is the idea of fighting for the truth and facing the consequences. Although Oranges are not the Only Fruit is written in a retrospective light and The Color Purple in epistolary and consecutively in chronological order, there are similarities within the two styles, they use similar techniques in getting across ce...   [tags: Fruit Oranges Color Purple Essays] 1058 words
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Creating an Opening Sequence of a New Thriller - Creating an Opening Sequence of a New Thriller Thrillers, what is a thriller. Essentially thrillers are films that primarily are focused on creating tension. Thriller filmmakers create tension through the use of various techniques and placing their characters in peculiar and precarious situations. I.E. the protagonist is pursued by a serial killer, the film will generally be an account of the events which led to the villain becoming the villain, it then proceeds to the hero or heroine discovering the killer and then concludes with the hero or heroine attempting to escape from the villains clutches or trying to bring them to justice....   [tags: Papers] 1773 words
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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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freeclo Violence and Free Will in Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange - Violence as an Expression of Free Will in A Clockwork Orange         This essay will deal with the subject of free choice, which is the main topic of the novel, A Clockwork Orange . This significant problem is already indicated in the very first line of the text when an unknown voice asks Alex - and certainly by that the reader - "What' s it going to be then, eh'?" (13). Being repeated at the beginning of the second part and at the beginning of the very last chapter of the third part this question sets up the thematic frame of the book....   [tags: Clockwork Orange Essays]
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Use of Language in A Clockwork Orange - Examination of the Use of Language in “A Clockwork Orange” The created patch-work language of Nadsat in the novel, A Clockwork Orange, satirizes the social classes and gang life of Anthony Burgess’s futuristic society. The most prominent of these tools being his use of a completely new language and the depiction of family life from the eyes of a fifteen year old English hoodlum. Burgess effectively broke arcane traditions when he wrote A Clockwork Orange by blending two forms of effective speech into the vocabulary of the narrator and protagonist, Alex....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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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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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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Comparison of Linguistic Differences in the Film and Novel of A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess’ A Clockwork Orange - Linguistic Differences in the Film and Novel A Clockwork Orange, written by Anthony Burgess, is experienced differently as a novel than it is as the movie directed by Stanley Kubrick. The heart of the difference between the two forms is expressed by Bakhtin: "The potential for [‘double-voiced discourse’ between the author and narrator] is one of the most fundamental privileges of novelistic prose, a privilege available neither to dramatic nor to purely poetic genres" (Bakhtin, 320).1 An entire dimension of the novel’s story is lost in the movie when Alex’s role is reduced from narrator to commentator....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]
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