Though the name takes inspiration from the famous book and film A Clockwork Orange, the episode doesn’t display anything like a satire or parody of the film, instead choosing linguistic semantics over substance. 968 more words
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Set in a dystopian England of gang violence, authoritarian rule and Russian-influenced slang, A Clockwork Orange follows the story of teenage delinquent Alex, who asserts himself the only way he knows how – by being nastier than everyone in the world around him. 696 more words
“What I Do I Do Because I Like to Do”: Moral Relativism and Overdetermination in Anthony Burgess’ 'A Clockwork Orange'
In the introduction to the 1986 American edition of A Clockwork Orange, Burgess writes his novel off as “too didactic to be artistic.” The novel’s overt message is a simple one about the paramount importance of moral choice. 1,333 more words
A Clockwork Orange is Anthony Burgess’ controversial dystopia satire. The book, Stanley Kubrick’s film, and the final chapter that American publishers refused to publish all spark a philosophical debate about good and evil and individual rights. ★★★★★