A Clockwork Orange - Part 1, Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 5 Summary

Alex wakes up very late, at 7:30, and thinks to himself how one thing leads to another. He realizes that one of his parents turned off his stereo, and can hear them outside his room, home from work, and getting ready for supper.

Alex puts on his Good Boy act for his parents, and tells them he has to get ready for work. He cleans himself up and joins them for dinner. Alex's father is suspicious and asks Alex where he is going to work at night. Alex tells him that he is doing odd jobs, and his father does not press him further, but does voice some concerns about Alex.

He tells Alex that he had a dream about him the other night, and cautions Alex not to dismiss it or laugh at the dream. The dream was about Alex getting...

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