A clockwork orange: The subject’s dissolution in modern society

Yenny Viviana Román González


The Anthony Burgess’ most amous work, A Clockwork Orange, was written in 1962. The great tale of he young “droog” Alex and his large
histories of mugging people, beating up other gangs, raping women, and tealing from shops each night are he best reflection of Burgess constant preoccupation about the destructive and self-destructive aspects of men and
ociety. Immortalized ten years after ts publication by the excellent Stanley Kubrick’s filmic version, A Clockwork Orange is a strong critic to the modern society which tries to eliminate all the undesirable characteristics of its subjects by using technological practices that, in fact, castrate their free will, their creativity.

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Unaciencia: Revista de Estudios e Investigaciones

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