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One Year to Live...

Anthony Burgess was 40 when he learned that he had only one year to live. He had a brain tumour that would kill him within a year. 278 more words

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So you've got a Kubrick Supercut, eh?

http://www.fastcodesign.com/3038802/stanley-kubrick-loved-the-color-red-supercut

Whenever I see things like this, it compulsively drives me to work on my own Kuby Collective. Hooray for competitive motivation, but more so– it irks me that people are more drawn to superficial observations of Kubrick’s work than what he’s actually trying to… 530 more words

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WWW Wednesday [November 19]

WWW Wednesdays is a weekly meme hosted at Should Be Reading where participants share: (1) what they are reading, (2) what they recently finished reading and (3) what they think they’ll read next. 105 more words

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Group notes: A Clockwork Orange

Question for thought: What is the root of nadsat propaganda and against who is it used?

  1. The word “nadsat” has Russian roots (“Slav Propaganda”)
    1. The word “nadsat” is a Russian suffix meaning “-teen”
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A Clockwork Orange Group Post

Question for thought: What is the root of nadsat propaganda and against who is it used?

  1. The word “nadsat” has Russian roots (“Slav Propaganda”)
    1. The word “nadsat” is a Russian suffix meaning “-teen”
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Novella November: A Clockwork Orange

With much struggle, I was finally able to complete A Clockwork Orange. Verdict: the use of nadsat, an invented slang with Russian influence, was inventive. 227 more words

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A Clockwork Orange Notes

Alex’s changed behavior does not make him redeemable because

  • he does not choose to be good out of free will.
  • it is a product of the Pavlovian conditioning inflicted on him under lab conditions, and we cannot know whether he would react the same once integrated back into society.
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