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By Thomas von der Heide

Seminar paper from the yr 2002 within the topic English Language and Literature experiences - Literature, grade: 2,0, college of Cologne (Institut für Anglistik), direction: Novels and their movie diversifications, nine entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: After the discharge of Stanley Kubrick's movie model of "A Clockwork Orange" in 1971, Anthony Burgess's unique novel of 1962 and the movie have been obstinately criticised to be senselessly brutal and it was once (and is) stated (until this day) that either Burgess and Kubrick glorified violence with their works. even though in "A Clockwork Orange", loads of diversified subject matters are handled - for instance politics, tune, artwork or topics of philosophical nature - the violence within the e-book and on reveal are the main involved in issues while critics write approximately "A Clockwork Orange". yet not just critics, additionally 'normal' readers (or audience) regard the violence to be the main extraordinary factor in regards to the entire publication (or movie). One easily has to examine the web site of the internet-bookstore 'Amazon' (www.amazon.de) to work out that the most a part of the readers' experiences for the e-book via Anthony Burgess touch upon the violence and the brutal crimes devoted by means of the story's protagonists: Alex DeLarge and his 'droogs'. it's attention-grabbing that almost all of the readers that commented at the booklet additionally gave an announcement approximately Kubrick's movie variation. It feels like the full dialogue approximately violence in "A Clockwork Orange" quite first got here up whilst Stanley Kubrick's motion picture model hit the theatres.
But why this violence? Does it stand for itself? Are rape and homicide obeyed fetishes of Burgess and Kubrick? Or is there whatever extra within the tale, that makes it fundamental to offer violence within the severe method Burgess and Kubrick did? this article will clarify the functionality and the goal of proposing violence in "A Clockwork Orange". it's going to exhibit the diversities among the best way of offering violence within the unique novel and the movie model and why writer and director made up our minds to painting the protagonists' brutality in not like methods, together with the influence they've got at the reader and the viewer. this article will finish that during the unconventional and the movie model, violence in "A Clockwork Orange" serves to debate different and extra very important issues incorporated within the story.

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