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A Clockwork OrangeThe freedom of choice and the rehabilitating form of corrections encase therealm of A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess It produces the questionabout mans free will and the ability to choose ones destiny good or evilIf he can only perform good or only perform evil then he is a clockworkorange-meaning that he has the appearance of an organism lovely with colourand juice but is in fact only a clockwork toy to be wound up by God or theDevil or StateBurgess ixBurgess expresses the idea that man can not be completely good or evil andmust have both in order to create a moral choice The book deals upon reforminga criminal with only good morals and conditioning an automated response toevil Burgess enforces the idea of the medical model of corrections interms of rehabilitating an offender which is up to the individual Thatone should determine the cause and then find an exclusive treatment to resolvethat individuals case then apply it This is the case with the characterAlex a juvenile delinquent introduced into prisonization then conditionedby governmental moral standards This lack of personal moral choice imposedupon Alex creates conflicting situations in which he has no control overThis is apparent when trying to readjust into society As conflicts arisewithin the spectrum of criminal justice the main focus is revolved aroundthe corrections aspect of reforming the criminal elementWithin the confines of the seventies Londoner The character Alex is createdas the ultimate juvenile delinquent leading a small gang Living within hisown world the use of old Londoner language and attire reflect the non-conformitywith society Let loose within a large metropolitan Alex is engulfed inthe affairs of several criminal practices from rape to aggravated assaultAs a juvenile delinquent Alex is finally caught and seen as an adult offenderLike all offenders he promotes his innocence and sets blame upon his companionsWhere are the others Where are my stinking traitorous droogs One of mycursed grahzny bratties chained me on the glazzies Get
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