What is A Clockwork Orange trying to say?
Burgess writes, “What I was trying to say was that it is better to be bad of one’s own free will than to be good through scientific brainwashing. When Alex has the power of choice, he chooses only violence.
What language is spoken in A Clockwork Orange?
|Setting and usage
|A Clockwork Orange (novel and film)
|Constructed languages Artistic languages Fictional languages Nadsat
Why is A Clockwork Orange so good?
The script is full of quotable dialogue and even uses its own language of slang called Nadsat. Taken from the book, it’s a combination of Russian and Cockney rhyming slang. Nadsat is infectious and suits Alex perfectly, capturing his intelligent yet playful wit and charisma in an aural way.
What are some good quotes from A Clockwork Orange?
A Clockwork Orange Quotes. A Clockwork Orange. Quotes. Alex: Eggiweggs! Alex: I was cured, all right. Tramp: Go on, do me in, you bastard cowards. I don’t want to live anyway…not in a stinking world like this.
Why is the devil called A Clockwork Orange?
“If he can only perform good or only perform evil, then he is a clockwork orange—meaning that he has the appearance of an organism lovely with colour and juice but is in fact only a clockwork toy to be wound up by God or the Devil.”.
What did Anthony Burgess say about A Clockwork Orange?
“If he can only perform good or only perform evil, then he is a clockwork orange—meaning that he has the appearance of an organism lovely with colour and juice but is in fact only a clockwork toy to be wound up by God or the Devil.” — Anthony Burgess, A Clockwork Orange
What did the doctor say in A Clockwork Orange?
The doctor said it was pneumonia; because it happened some months later! During a flu epidemic! The doctors told me it was pneumonia, but I knew what it was! A VICTIM OF THE MODERN AGE! Poor, poor girl!” “ Minister: As I was saying, Alex, you can be instrumental in changing the public verdict. Do you understand, Alex? Have I made myself clear?