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Dreams in A Clockwork Orange (11/17/14)

Sigmund Freud’s Dream Analysis:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Content_(Freudian_dream_analysis)

According to Freud there were different kinds of hidden meanings in dreams. The “latent content” represents that which unknowingly to us infiltrates our subconscious, thereby influencing our dreams. 775 more words

Eng. 56B: British Literature Part 2

From Rolling Stone to Brighton Rock

I haven’t had the chance recently to read much for my own pleasure, but as soon as I have enough time and distance from my current project… 1,165 more words


"May you live in interesting times" - two political classics and why we need them more than ever

‘May you live in interesting times’  is an English expression which is said to be translated from an ancient Chinese curse. Laced with irony, it conveys the danger and the associated anxiety when national or international events  seem to go through periods of intense change or activity. 859 more words


A Clockwork Orange: How It Got Me Thinking.

After recently finishing Anthony Burgess’ novella A Clockwork Orange, it left me with a lot of thoughts and feelings about not only our current society but also about myself as a person. 855 more words


'There was me, that is Alex, and my three droogs' - The Sunday Film Review #26

Hello there! So yes, after a week of no review, we return with some movies to watch! FINALLY! The reason for last week’s absence? I just simply got too busy. 1,528 more words

Book Review: 'A Clockwork Orange' by Anthony Burgess

A Clockwork Orange is one of the best books I have ever read. Okay, I am a big fan of the Stanley Kubrick film and I had seen it dozens of times before reading the book. 244 more words


Abba Abba by Anthony Burgess

Abba Abba by Anthony Burgess

English fiction / Italian poetry

Source – personnel copy

I said earlier in the year I intend to try to review a Burgess novel or work as this year saw the 100th anniversary of his birth, but as ever I found other things to read so a few months later I return to a second book. 637 more words