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A Clockwork Orange: The Glamorous Psychopath

In the age of the anti-hero, (think the Lannisters and the Underwoods) A Clockwork Orange’s hero, Alex, stands out as a prototype and prime example of a strange but fascinating subset of the anti-hero type, which we like to call the glamorous psychopath.

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What is Nadsat in “A Clockwork Orange,” and what is it derived from

While Stanley Kubrick’s film adaptation of A Clockwork Orange (1971) does feature the complex language of the demoralized youths of future England, it only gives us a portion of the Anglo-Russian hybrid that Anthony Burgess constructed for his novel of the same name, originally published in 1962.