A Clockwork Orange: Viddying Metaphor

2020-05-18T19:45:50+01:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: CINEMA|Tags: , , , |

Whatever tempted Kubrick to adapt the novel A Clockwork Orange and deal with its extraordinary difficulties, his methods of rising to their challenges were equally extraordinary in themselves—so much so that he ended up creating a film that is richer than its source in texture and, in its extension and development of certain thematic implications, more resonant as well.

Literature Suppressed on Social Grounds: A Clockwork Orange

2020-01-02T16:01:13+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Categories: LITERATURE, SOCIETY|Tags: , |

A Clockwork Orange is a futuristic warning against both mindless violence and the mechanical reconditioning that is often proposed as society’s solution to its ills. It offers a horrifying view of a future England in which gangs of hoodlums, or “droogs,” roam the streets freely, robbing, fighting, raping, and consuming illegal drugs and alcohol.

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