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  • Alex Rider Personal Response

    You have ten seconds to choose your fate and expect this next mission. The clock is ticking! Alex Rider, a 14 year old british spy does just that. He execpts the mission and is sent to the exoctic mountains. Alex is heroic. He saved the world in his last mission when he stopped Herold Sale from taking over everything and everyone. At the beginning of Point Blank Alex is sent to a private school in the mountains where all the wealthy families send their kids. Alex got a call from M16. The call said, “Alex your mission is to find out why the two murders happened at the school and who is involved.” (Horowitz 19) Alex then goes to the school and sneaks in. Right as class was starting the teacher who is also the principle of the school, Dr. Grief, told everyone, “no one is allowed on the third and fourth floor”. (Horowitz 101) Later in class, Alex starts…

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  • Essay On Alex Rider Scorpia

    Have you ever changed to something different in your life? Well that’s what Alex Rider is dealing with he has stuck with a certain organization for many years. He now had an urgent feeling to switch to the bad side. My book Alex Rider Scorpia starts off with an investigation. Alex Rider the young, brave, and intelligent spy is sent on a mission to Venice to investigate an organization called Scorpia. Scorpia is an organization that carries out acts of terrorism to get money: “ We are a…

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  • The Roots Essay: We Are The Roots By Alex Haley

    We Are The Roots With the recent uproar of racial based harassment at the University of Missouri, it makes one think about the actual advancement of African Americans. In America race is often the issue in many problems people face. In the TV mini-series "Roots" we see the struggles Blacks face from slavery up until the civil war. It follows the family line of Kunta Kinte and his generations to follow. As advertised, the author, Alex Haley, is a direct family member of Kunta. As a little boy he…

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  • A Clockwork Orange Controversy

    antagonist, Alex Delarge. A young, violent, hedonistic, delinquent with an enthusiastic appreciation for music, specifically German composer, Ludwig van Beethoven. Alex’s ‘droogs’, Dim, Georgie and Pete often accompany him on his escapades, delving into what Alex refers to ‘lashings of ultra violence’. The term, refers to exceptionally violent acts such as, assault, rape and murder; all of which transpire within the film. In the film’s most infamous scene, Alex and his droogs…

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  • A Clockwork Orange Antisocial Analysis

    around Alex, the main character and also the narrator. The movie starts with Alex and his group beating up an old man because they disliked how he sound while singing. As the movie progresses on you see a couple more scenes of violence. A particulary important scene is when Alex and his drooges invaded the Author's house and raped his wife. It's clear that Alex enjoys causing distress in other people but he also has a problem. While Alex is the leader of the group, has trouble listening to his…

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  • Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange: Singin In The Rain

    Few films have replicated the controversy of Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange (1971). Created during the ‘Golden age of American Film violence’ between the 1960s and early 1970s and based on the Anthony Burgess novella of the same name. The Orwellian, science-fiction film, catalogues the life and crimes of antagonist Alex Delarge; a young, violent and hedonistic deliquent with an enthusiastic appreciation for music, specifically German composer, Ludwig van Beethoven. Alex’s ‘droogs’, Dim,…

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  • A Clockwork Orange Analysis

    Analysis of Burgess’s childhood confirms the psychoanalytic theory that Alex and his fictional experiences within A Clockwork…

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  • A Clockwork Orange Free Will Analysis

    brought that question to life in a film called A Clockwork Orange. This film portrays a young man named Alex, who is a criminal gang leader, and participates in the Ultra-Violence. Does Alex have the free will to choose his fate as a dangerous, drug-induced criminal in society or is has his fate been predetermined since birth? Could the environment in which he lives be the ultimate cause of his terrible actions? Does he have the option to make moral decisions on his own or is the government of…

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  • Character Analysis: The Clockwork Orange

    “Am I just to be a clockwork orange?” is the quote the entire book, The Clockwork Orange focuses around. It shows the yearning of all humans to be able to think for themselves and make their own decisions. The Clockwork Orange, written by Anthony Burgess uses the main character, Alex, to express the significance of individual freedom in contrast to doing what is right. Throughout the book, Alex is put through many ordeals that leave him inquiring whether it is better to have no choice in his…

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  • A Clockwork Orange And Communism

    The novel A Clockwork Orange, written by Anthony Burgess, was originally published in 1962. It is a dystopian novel where the future is overrun with violence and crime. The main character, Alex, commits horrible crimes, such as rape and murder, with his group of friends. After breaking into a house, Alex is arrested and undergoes an experiment called Ludovico’s Technique while in jail. He can no longer make bad choices, and feels sick when he thinks about committing a crime. He is vulnerable,…

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