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    be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flow from heaven to the soul (Monet).” Feeling good was originally written in 1965, by Nina Simone. This song has been used in the popular culture such as, “Point of No Return” and “Six Feet Under”. A song cover was later done by Jennifer Hudson in 2011, and Lauryn Hill in 2015. Although Nina Simone wrote the song, Jennifer Hudson sang it better due to melody, rhythm, and instrumentation used in her version. Nina Simone was born February 21, 1933; she died just two months after her 70th birthday on April 21, 2003; she sang the rhythm and blues between the years of 1954, and 2003. She was even nominated for an Oscar Award (nin). British songwriters Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse wrote…

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    Ever wonder who is cooking the food in the kitchens of America’s favorite restaurants? Anthony Bourdain answered this question in his article titled “Who Cooks?” Anthony Bourdain is a chef, writer and has been featured on some reality television shows. He discussed how the line cooks are not who most people think they are; they are not professionals but instead they are non-American men who cannot make it elsewhere according to his experience. Line cooking involves mindless repetition that not…

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    Hammurabi’s code is composed of a set of rules set forth by a man named Hammurabi. He is known as Babylon’s most prominent ruler; his reign lasting from 1792 to 1750 B.C.E. Hammurabi’s Code reflects the harshness of the social structure in a Mesopotamian society by basing the code on the law of retaliation, not treating all members of the society equally and fairly, and not letting women be full members of the community. The law of retaliation, which is the basis of Hammurabi’s code, displays…

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    Censorship is a practice that is continuously used to shield people from reality- banning and suppressing speech that is considered “harmful” to others. Banned books have continuously played a significant role in our contemporary American culture- depicting both civil and ethical issues in our society. Ray Bradbury, author of Fahrenheit 451, and Anthony Burgess, author of A Clockwork Orange, were both novelists who produced books that fell victim to censorship, being banned for their artistic…

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    Antisocial Personality Disorder in A Clockwork Orange. Clockwork orange is a 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…

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    The Lambs Movie Symbolism

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    Clarice Starling, an agent of the FBI is with the help of another killer trying to save a woman from a psychopath. Throughout the movie, she undergoes series of transformational changes that eventually makes her develop the skills necessary to arrest and capture the killer. The paper explores some of the concepts of symbolism and metaphoric figurative techniques in the film. In the literal interpretation of Anthony Hopkins movie (1991), the Lambs are considered as beautiful, innocent, and…

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    Few films have ever replicated the controversy of Stanley Kubrick’s A Clockwork Orange (1971). Based on the novella of the same name by Anthony Burgess, which explores the realms of dystopian society, the Orwellian, science-fiction film catalogues the life 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…

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    A Clockwork Orange

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    A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian novel based on Anthony Burgess’ personal experiences with juvenile delinquency and youth gangs in 1960’s England. Protagonist Alex narrates his Ultra-Violent exploits committed as a teenager, before being betrayed to state authorities by his droogs (lackeys) and becoming the first victim of an experimental reclamation programme known as the ‘Ludovico Technique’. Burgess employs a wide array of literary devices including tone, biblical allusion and imagery to…

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    A Clockwork Orange

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    There will never be a more disturbing or powerful scene other than the 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…

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    A Clockwork Orange is one of the most controversial works of fiction ever created. Upon its original 1963 release it was regarded as overly violent and disturbing. The film adaptation, released in 1972 and directed by Stanley Kubrick, garnered an even larger reputation and was banned entirely in the United Kingdom. Even though both the book and the movie are seen as disturbing in the eyes of the public, they vary slightly in interesting and relevant ways. The movie and the book versions of A…

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