A Clockwork Orange - Part 3, Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 4 Summary

As Alex roams into the village, he comes to a vaguely familiar place called "HOME." Alex knocks on the door and tells the man who answers that he has been beaten by the police. When the man lets him in, Alex realizes that this is the man whose manuscript he had torn up and whose wife he had raped.

Alex remembers "A Clockwork Orange," but cannot ask the man about the book, because that would be giving away that he had been there before. And because Alex and his droogs had worn masks when they attacked before, the man does not recognize Alex. As the man continues to offer Alex help, Alex resents the white place for making him need help and care at all.

After Alex takes a bath and eats a meal, he offers to do the dishes. The...

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