Questions tagged [clockwork-orange]

Questions about "A Clockwork Orange", a 1962 dystopian book by Anthony Burgess, as well as movies based on it (e.g. Kubrick's 1971 film).

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Alchemy: Combining the Fire and Water Elements

I am writing a paper about the use of symbols in A Clockwork Orange. I would like to analyze one passage where it could be inferred that the classic elements of water and fire are being combined to ...
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How Advanced is Space Travel in A Clockwork Orange?

So, right out of the gate, beginning of the second chapter, a drunk that Alex assaults says the following: "What sort of a world is it at all? Men on the moon and men spinning round the earth like ...
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Why was the 21st chapter in the early American publications of A Clockwork Orange omitted?

Most Americans were unaware of the missing last chapter; the movie even follows the American novelization. Why in America was the 21st chapter removed when it first came to the US? In Europe the ...
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What is the significance of the title of A Clockwork Orange?

I believe A Clockwork Orange was the title of the book written by the author who lives at "Home", who is first victimized by Alex, then rescues him, then victimizes him. But what does the title mean? ...