TITLE

FREEDOM OF CHOICE AND MORAL CONSEQUENCES IN ANTHONY BURGESS' A CLOCKWORK ORANGE

AUTHOR(S)
SIMION, Minodora Otilia
PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Annals of the Constantin Brancusi University of Targu Jiu-Letter;2013, Issue 2, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The main character of Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange fifteen-year-old Alex is a murderer, a rapist and sadist and he expresses Burgess's own ideas. His violence is both a matter of free choice and an act of rebellion, this freedom of choice and its moral consequences being the main themes of this novel. While reading the novel, the recurrent question, "What's it going to be then, eh?" becomes more difficult to answer since the dilemma posed by the book is a true one.
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92877271

 

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