Psychology and A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange is a film about a wild and troubled young lad Alex. Alex and his friends (droogs) get a high from inflicting harm upon others. They commit random acts of robbery and rape around London. Alex, as the ringleader, eventually gets caught and is sent to prison. It is in prison that scientists … Read more

The novel A Clockwork Orange

The new American edition of the novel A Clockwork Orange features a final chapter that was omitted from the original American edition against the author’s preference. Anthony Burgess, the novel’s author, provided for the new edition an introduction to explain not only the significance of the twenty-first chapter but also the purpose of the entire … Read more

A Clockwork Orange

Eat this sweetish segment or spit it out.  You are free. -Anthony Burgess Anthony Burgess has been heralded as one of the greatest literary geniuses of the twentieth century.  Although Burgess has over thirty works of published literature, his most famous is A Clockwork Orange.  Burgesss novel is a futuristic look at a Totalitarian government. … Read more

A Clockwork Orange

“A Clockwork Orange” “A Clockwork Orange” By: Anthony Burgess Anthony Burgess is a very strange author.  He had a really weird vision of the future.  I feel he did a great job describing his viewpoint.  Anthony Burgess is not only a novelist, he also has written several plays, and even composed a few symphonies.  He … Read more

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange The freedom of choice and the rehabilitating form of corrections encase the realm of A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess.  It produces the question about man’s free will and the ability to choose one’s destiny, good or evil. “If he can only perform good or only perform evil, then he is a … Read more

A Clockwork Orange

The Monk: A Rebellious Offspring of the Age of Reason Understanding the Gothic novel can be accomplished by obtaining a familiarity of the Augustan point of view, which helps to develop a reference point for comparing and contrasting the origin of Gothic literature. The thinking that was being questioned by the Gothic novel was Augustanism; … Read more