Essays Tagged: "Alex"

Book Review of Black In Blue by Nicholas Alex

Book ReviewBlack In BlueA Study of the Negro Policemanby Nicholas AlexAppleton-Century-CroftsCopyright 1969210 pagesIntro. Criminal JusticeDecember 2, 1996Nicholas Al ... craft industry, later as business manager of the Walden School. This is his first book.In this book Alex made an effort to examine the peculiar problems of Negro policemen who live in an age which has ... of forty-one Negro policemen who made plain to me the difficulties involved in being black in blue. Alex was concerned with the ways in which the men were recruited into the police, the nature of thei ...

(4 pages) 45 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

A developmental study of Alex in the Stanley Kubrick production of A Clockwork Orange using modern psychological theories

ence. Ultra Violence consists of random beatings, theft, destruction, and rape. The main character, Alex, is the self-proclaimed leader of the pack, and makes judgment on their actions pending on his ... word, and decide to challenge his authority. The three Droogs (Dim, Georgie, and Pete) join Alex on his romp to a local 'fat farm' to pillage the goods therein. Inside, Alex stumbles upon the ...

(8 pages) 227 5 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Imagination is the Highest Kite One can Fly

My family has a very close friend, named Alex Wannamaker who was born with a severely damaged central nervous system. This birth defect has l ... ral nervous system. This birth defect has left him somewhat paralyzed and confined to a wheelchair. Alex was limited to doing basic daily activities with the help of others. Alex is able to take educa ... I have become his best friend and I have enjoyed talking to him on many different subjects.One day Alex asked me to help him with flying a kite. I must have looked somewhat surprised and startled wit ...

(2 pages) 44 0 4.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

"A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess

In A Clockwork Orange, Alex, the narrator and the main character, tells the story of his teenage years, starting at fifteen ... ngs pillaging and wreaking havoc on the town until the gang mutinies and 'Your Humble Narrator,' as Alex refers to himself, is caught by the police. From there, Alex travels to State Jail 84F to serve ... seizes what seems to him an opportunity, but is horrified by the 'cure' he endures. The new 'good' Alex that is released unto the world is depressed, frustrated, and lonely, although no longer violen ...

(4 pages) 91 0 4.3 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Abuse of Power in" A Clockwork Orange" by Anthony Burgess

In the novel A Clockwork Orange, the author uses symbolism through imagery, the characterization of Alex, and the first person narrative point of view to prove that without the ability to choose betwe ... ween good and evil, Man becomes powerless as an individual.The symbolism through imagery proves how Alex's ability to choose between good and evil is his ascendancy over the innocent and the weak. The ...

(5 pages) 101 0 3.8 Dec/1996

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Violence and corruption in a "Clockwork orange" John Anthony Burgess Wilson

Alex, the fifteen year old narrator of Anthony Burgess's novel, A Clockwork Orange, lives in a socie ... e police, government or citizens of this society.In this book, the police can be just as violent as Alex and his droogs, or gang. In fact, by the end of the novel, his droogs have themselves become th ... police. The police have no qualms about beating people almost to the point of death as they do with Alex both at the beginning, "...they all had a turn, bouncing me from one to the other like some ver ...

(4 pages) 69 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

A Clockwork Orange a critical anylsis of the critically acclaimed novel by anthony burgess

work Orange. Burgess's novel is a futuristic look at a Totalitarian government. The main character, Alex, is an "ultra-violent" thief who has no problem using force against innocent citizens to get wh ... t citizens to get what he wants. The beginning of the story takes us through a night in the life of Alex and his Droogs, and details their adventures that occupy their time throughout the night. At fi ...

(9 pages) 119 1 3.8 Sep/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Communication with Parots

animals to talkand to understand.Dr. Pepperberg currently works with 3 Congo African Grey Parrots. Alex, theoldest, can count, identify objects, shapes, colors and materials, knows theconcepts of sam ... fyhis environment! They have begun work with phonics and there is evidence tosuggest that, someday, Alex may be able to read.The results of this work have wide-ranging implications for at least three ...

(24 pages) 104 0 2.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Causes and Cures for Cystic Fibrosis

ys in which it can be treated and how a person obtains it. It was assigned after watching the movie Alex:The Life of a Child, about a girl who was born with Cystic Fibrosis, and was only expected to l ...

(5 pages) 128 1 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

A Review of 'A Clockwork Orange'

principal interests are rape, ultra-violence and Beethoven.In the story, we are introduced to young Alex and his droogs, who like nothing more than "lashings of the old ultra-violence". It is Alex who ... uses our unlikely hero as their guinea pig. The experiment is a success (I use this word loosely), Alex begins to feel physically repulsed by violence of any sort, and as a side effect, also to Beeth ...

(2 pages) 123 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Violence and Alex's Reclamation in "A Clockwork Orange" General Overview of A Clockwork Orange, covering most important factors.

In both of the books the main characters are trying to break free.Anthony Burgess's main character Alex is extremely complex. During the evening the character is out doing a bit of 'ultra-violence' b ... break away from conformity and goodness. It is a form of self-expression. By using his own language Alex can express himself in a way that other people can't simply by making up a word to fit it exact ...

(8 pages) 137 1 3.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Chapter 21? in A Clockwork Orange

y-first chapter was intended to show the maturation, or moral progress of the youthful protagonist, Alex. There is a debate among many is whether the twenty-first chapter is necessary. I feel that in ... the last chapter, the reader never connects with the protagonist. Without the twenty-first chapter, Alex remains inhuman and mechanical, a clockwork orange performing only evil.According to Burgess, t ...

(4 pages) 87 2 3.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An individual and how his development relates to the stages of adult development theorized by Erik Erikson and Daniel J. Levinson

The subject of this study, Alex, is a 32 year old single Caucasian male who works as an Addictions Counselor to adolescents and ... his interviewer that most of his free time is spent by himself pursuing these endeavors. At age 32, Alex is in Erik Erikson's Stage 6, Young Adulthood (which spans the ages of 19 to 40), and Daniel J. ... ks of pursuing aspirations, raising a family, and establishing a senior position in the adult world.Alex has not handled this stage of his life well. When asked, he says that this period of his life s ...

(5 pages) 283 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

"A cold Day in Paradise" and "WInter on the Wolf Moon" by Alex McKnight.

vercome this guilt, he inevitably ends up in trouble with the law. In both novels, the protagonist, Alex McKnight displays a guilty conscience by over-indulging in investigations, which eventually cas ... stigations, which eventually casts suspicion on him until the truth appears.Throughout both novels, Alex McKnight appears affected by his unresolved guilt. In A Cold Day in Paradise, McKnight's guilt ...

(8 pages) 32 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The clockwork orange".

behave as if they are, rather than doing so by choice.In this story the government tries to reform Alex, the main character, by compelling him to follow society's rules against his will. He is a fift ... point that in order to have a truly moral society, people need to have choice.As the novel begins, Alex lives in a society that is leaning towards anarchy. He attempts to rob an old woman's house and ...

(2 pages) 66 0 3.5 Aug/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"Bone Dance" by Martha Brooks.

ow that two people can be very similar. This is the case in Bone Dance, by Martha Brooks. Lonny and Alex are similar even though they live far from each other. Three parallels between Lonny and Alex a ... se two characters and show two different people can be similar.The first parallel is both Lonny and Alex have one friend. Lonny's friend is Robert and Alex's is Serena. Lonny and Robert are close, but ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The smallpox virus.

Alex Ostrovsky 11/18/03SMALLPOXWhen you hear the word Smallpox, what comes to mind? You may know it' ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

"A clockwork Orange" by Anthony burgess.

burgess is one of the most interesting, and suspended book that I have come across in a long time. Alex, the main character is only 15 years old. That is what made his role so shocking, because of th ... on farms.The book is divided into three sections of seven chapters. The first section was about how Alex and his gang members committed crimes. They beat up a young professor and an old drunk, rape wo ...

(6 pages) 82 3 4.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Charlie's Angels.

e attentive. The primary characters were Dylan, a rebellious tomboy, Natalie, a ditzy encyclopedia, Alex, a no nonsense achiever and Eric Nox, a criminal mastermind. Dylan, Natalie and Alex are the ma ... rning to have a father figure, which ultimately leads her to protect her boss, Charlie. Natalie and Alex's motivations are tied to Dylan's while Natalie is also searching for love and Alex is trying t ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Into The Wild

Visionary or ConfusedIn my opinion Chris (Alex) is a very confused, sick individual. Chris's actions to leave the security of the path he had ... near as much food and gear as you'd expect..." This quote, said by Gallien as a recall to dropping Alex off in the border of the national park shows how unprepared Alex was for his journey out into t ... ourney out into the cold, harsh wild of Alaska. As an educated, young, and intelligent, individual, Alex in a straight line of thinking had to know this was not going to be able to support him in the ...

(2 pages) 39 1 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers