A clockwork orange

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Slide 1 - Tekstslide

Have you ever heard of the book clockwork orange?

Slide 2 - Quizvraag

Table of contents
  • Author 
  • Context 
  • Literature period 
  • Plot
  • Movie trailer 
  • Novel vs Movie 
  • Themes 
  • Literary terms 

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

  • Anthony Burgess
  • 50 novels
  • Classical music
  • Complex themes
  • Influencial 

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

  • Dystopian future
  • Violence and crime
  • Ludovico Technique
  • Nature of evil  

Slide 5 - Tekstslide

Literature period 
  • '60s -> postmodernism (futuristic dystopian)
  • Dark humor 
  • Exploration of complex themes 
  • Satirical tone 

Slide 6 - Tekstslide

Plot of the novel
  • Alex
  • Vandelism
  • Betrayel --> prison
  • Experimental treatment
  •  Back in society
  • Attempting suicide
  • Desire to settle down

Slide 7 - Tekstslide

What do you think of the Ludovico Technique?

Slide 8 - Open vraag

Slide 9 - Video

Novel vs Movie 
  • Movie based on novel 
  • Same events, same timeline 
  • Different ending  

Slide 10 - Tekstslide

  • Free will vs Determinism
  • Morality and ethics
  • The nature of evil 

Slide 11 - Tekstslide

  • Exaggeration 
  • Alex's narration is filled with hyperbolic language

Slide 12 - Tekstslide

  • Events are predetermined and inevitable
  • Despite his treatment, Alex ultimately returns to his violent tendencies, suggesting that this fate may be predetermined regardless of external influences 

Slide 13 - Tekstslide

  • An author hints at future events in the narrative
  • Early in the novel, Alex expresses his disdain for authority and society's attempts to controm him, foreshadowing the conflicts he will face later in the story. 

Slide 14 - Tekstslide

Gothic Novel
  • Elements of fear, horror, death, and gloom, as well as romantic elements, such as nature, individuality, and very high emotion.
  • Darker aspects of human nature, including violence, nihilism, and the loss of free will.

Slide 15 - Tekstslide

  • A philosophical movement that emphasizes the individual's freedom and responsibility in creating meaning in a seemingly meaningless word. 
  • Alex grapples with questions of personal identity and the consequences of his actions, ultimately confronting the existential dilemma of whether to choose good or evil in a world devoid of inherent meaning. 

Slide 16 - Tekstslide

  • First: link the five discussed literary terms with their definition 
  • Second: when having all five correct, finish the rebus a.s.a.p. in order to win 

Slide 17 - Tekstslide

Gothic Novel
The belief that all events are predetermined and therefore inevitable.

An extravagant exaggeration of fact, used either for serious or comic effect. 
Elements of fear, horror, death, and gloom, as well as romantic elements, such as nature, individuality, and very high emotion.
Hints of what is to come in the action of a play or a story
A philosophical theory or approach which emphasizes the existence of the individual person as a free and responsible agent determining their own development through acts of the will.

Slide 18 - Sleepvraag

Slide 19 - Tekstslide