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Critical analysis of "A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess

Summary: Study of "A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess: Discusses character, style, themes and other aspects of the work.
An exploration of how Anthony Burgess uses style, structure and language to reveal the characteristics of the protagonist, Alex, in "A Clockwork Orange."

I was first attracted to "A Clockwork Orange" when it was featured as one of the "top 100 films of all-time" in a magazine. I subsequently expressed a desire to read the novel but was advised against it by my mother as it contains violence, rape and pornography. This, however, did not discourage me at all - quite the opposite in fact. Without further ado, I purchased the novel, much to my mother's annoyance. Nothing could have prepared me for what I was about to read. What I discovered was a literary presentation of complexity that both enthralled and enchanted me; an underground classic: a masterpiece. Reading the novel was difficult and disorienting at first because of the special language used, which is the most prominent...

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