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Essay | Irony in A Clockwork Orange

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Irony in A Clockwork Orange

Summary: Supports the notion that "A Clockwork Orange," by Anthony Burgess, fits into the description of a ironic story based on Northrope Frye's four-story model.
Karma is a major aspect of the Hindu religion. It is primarily based on the idea that "what ever goes around comes around", perhaps the most over used cliché known to human kind. The irony in this quote is extremely evident. "A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess, is the perfect example of an Ironic story, which is based on Karma. Frenzy and a world without heroes, suffering without rebirth, attempting to find balance, folly and crime, and a dark/surreal world, are all aspects of A Clockwork Orange when being deconstructed using the "four-story model", according to Northrop Frye. A Clockwork Orange falls right into place of the satire/irony column.

The story takes place in the late 1960's or early 1970's in England. Alex, the main character of the story, is the leader of a gang that searches and thrives off of "the ultraviolence...

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