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This novel is shortonly being about 180 pagesbut looks maydeceive you or in other words dont judge a book buy its cover or itsthickness A Clockwork Orange is actually 360 pages because youhave to read between the lines You may think that the storys theme isthat the future will be filled with horrible decadent violence that is whatI first thought but if you read between the lines you will understandthat this book is written for one main purpose a purpose other than A Clockwork Orange was written in 1962 story about the future which was meant to be around 1995 to 2000 a car used in the storycalled a 95 Durango A boy about seventeen Alex the narrator andmain character living in London rampages about with his droogsfriends raping stealing beating and even killing people Alex one dayis caught for murder and jailed but two years later he is luckily freedtwelve years before his sentence ends to take advantage of a newtreatment for violent people like him that he volunteered for He goesthrough the therapy and succeeds and returns back to civilization Henow becomes sick when he is about to commit a violent or sexual butalso when the Ninth Symphony by Beethoven plays a minor defectfrom the treatment Alex is driven to attempt suicide from this defectbecause he is locked within a chamber playing this song and does notaccomplish his task He is hospitalized and returns to his ultra-violentself while the inhumane treatment does not work because it does noteven give people a choice about being violentWhile Alex helps to present the theme two different outcomes areformed First Alex goes through a great change from being ultra-violent to becoming Lamb-chop and then back to being ultra-violentSecond the theme defines the major conflict of the story Although theconflict does not have to do with Alex directly he helps to illustrate itThe conflict is not solved in the book and will probably never be solvedbut it
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