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    Despite belonging to two different literary eras, and being published more than a century apart from one another, Matthew Lewis’ The Monk and A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess both present their main characters, Father Ambrosio and Alex DeLarge, to be the…

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    dystopian movie revolving 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…

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    and crimes of 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

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    one in A Clockwork Orange, directed by Stanley Kubrick (1971) of Alex Delarge as played by Malcolm Mcdowell when he is going to rape Mrs. Alexander while joyously recounting “singing in the rain.” Not even apart of the original screenplay as written by Anthony Burgess, Mcdowell adds a sense of deeper depravity to the situation by singing the tune mad-lib style. This scene finishes with Mr. and Mrs. Alexander tied and up and Alex telling Mr. Alexander “viddy well little brother, viddy well.”…

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    Mister Socrates by Choi Jin-won Choi Jin-won directs and pens ‘’Mister Socrates’’, a not typical gangster film but a movie which combines comedy, crime, drama and social commentary. The main character is Ku Dong-Hyeok (Kim Rae-won), who is a high-school drop-out and low-level thug. He shows no respect to other people, he has no ethics and he just loves to beat people. One night, while he reports the accidental murder of a friend of his by another friend, he gets kidnaped by a gang. He is kept…

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    I, um, I'm Claire, by the way." The taller woman replaces her smirk with a soft smile. " I'm Alex, and unless you want to become bait, you should find a place to stay." The girl says while getting back in her…

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    PLOT AND STRUCTURE Alex (Malcolm McDowell), a young archaic man is leader to a gang of four mischievous young adults in a future Britain. While skipping school, Alex and the gang, aka The Droogs, spend their spare time beating the homeless, raping women, and stealing along the way. Abruptly Alex ends up in Prison where he begins being experimented on in exchange for an early release. In testing, the scientists try to remove the evil from Alex. After finally breaking Alex down with a visual…

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    A Clockwork Orange Analysis

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    the psychoanalytic theory that Alex and his fictional experiences within A Clockwork…

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    In Act 2 Scene 3 of William Shakespeare’s play Othello, we hear a soliloquy of Iago. Soliloquies are essential in a play as it is the only time the actor is able to explain their thought process to the audience. In typical soliloquies, the character is not acting for someone else. The character, in essence, is able to portray his/her true self. Through Iago’s soliloquy, the audience is able to hear his malicious intentions. The audience is introduced to his evil mind though his appalling tone,…

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    individuals, have free will is one that does not produce a concrete answer. But in 1971, Stanley Kubrick 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…

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