Orange Essays

  • Clockwork Orange Wrongness

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    “Does God want goodness or the choice of goodness? Is a man who chooses to be bad perhaps in some way better than a man who has the good imposed upon him?” (Burgess 95). In A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess suggests that man struggles with choice. Though it is those struggles and choices made from grappling that make man human. Their endeavor to create a right and a wrong is what separates them from animals. Burgess argues that man would no longer be human if their ability to choose is taken

  • Agent Orange Effect

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    Agent Orange was a highly poisonous herbicide used during the Vietnam War for defoliation of forests and crop destruction (“agent orange”). Agent Orange is one of the many Rainbow herbicides such as Agent Pink, Agent Green, Agent White, Agent Purple, and Agent Blue used during the war. These herbicides got their colorful names due to the color-coded stripes painted on the fifty-five gallon drums they were stored in (“What is Agent Orange?). Millions of gallons of Agent Orange were sprayed from

  • Nadsat In A Clockwork Orange

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    changed so much that either the main language has changed entirely, or that new languages are formed in order for sub-cultures or opposition groups to still develop and operate without conforming. In the case of quasi-dystopian novel “A clockwork Orange” The protagonist and his group of friends speak an argot called Nadsat. In many of these books the language not only serves to add depth to the setting, but also adds heavier meaning to the dialogue and themes portrayed via characterization in the

  • Clockwork Orange Analysis

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    A Clockwork Orange is a dystopian novel by Anthony Burgess, printed in 1962. The story takes place in a futuristic society that features a grouping of extreme youth violence. The protagonist Alex narrates the story of his violent acts and his encounter with the authorities trying to reform him from his evil self. However Burgess tries to persuade the reader that Alex is not such a bad person, as he appears to be by hiding a big part of the evidence of his violence through certain techniques. The

  • Agent Orange In Vietnam Essay

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    During the 1960’s Vietnam War, the United States sprayed toxic herbicides in Southern Vietnam. Doing such action was considered effective in meeting some of the important US and allied military objectives in Vietnam. Agent Orange or also known as Herbicide Orange is one of the herbicides and defoliants used by the US military as part of its herbicidal warfare program. It was a mixture of equal parts of two herbicides namely: (1) 2,4,5-T; and (2) 2,4-D. From one of the 1969 reports, Courtney et.

  • Literary Analysis Of A Clockwork Orange

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    A Clockwork Orange Literary Analysis What’s going to be then, eh? A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess, starts with this question as it reinforces the theme of the book, the inviolability of individual moral choice and the necessity of commitment in life. Fifteen years old Alex and his friends set out on a diabolical orgy of robbery, rape, torture and murder. Alex is jailed for his teenage delinquency and the state tries to reform him- but at what cost? A Clockwork orange is a dystopian novel and

  • Essay On Agent Orange In Vietnam

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    Agent Orange was a herbicide used on Vietnam during the 1950s and 1960s. It left thousands of Vietnamese civilians and U.S. veterans diseased and dead. It wiped out miles and miles of jungle and foliage across Vietnam and its bordering countries. Even though Agent Orange’s purpose was not to directly kill people, it was one of the biggest causes for death in the Vietnam War. What Is Agent Orange? Agent Orange was a group of chemicals used in the Vietnam War. It was part of Operation Ranch Hand

  • Government Control In Clockwork Orange

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    Government has the authority to lead the people, but there is an extent of their control. The novel Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess, depicts a dystopian world of extreme crime and violence. However, while the depicted society does condemn violence, it also facilitates the destruction of humanity and the autonomy of individuals. When a human is depersonalized and stripped of their free will, they are simply the “clockworks” under the control of their oppressors. They are no longer a person; rather

  • Agent Orange In Vietnam War Essay

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    Herbicides such as agent white, agent blue, agent purple, and agent orange had been used for defoliation and crop destruction. The most widely used herbicide was Agent Orange containing 1.98 part per million dioxin, a known carcinogen (dirty little secrets). The use of Agent Orange during the Vietnam War had an intelligent purpose, but its impact on the areas exposed to it left its victims waiting for a government response. Agent orange proved to be useful in southeast Asia where jungle covered much

  • Candide And A Clockwork Orange: Character Analysis

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    Have you ever read a book and laughed at something that made you think afterwards? This is called thoughtful laughter. Thoughtful laughter is when a situation utilizes humor to provoke reflection. Candide and a Clockwork Orange both demonstrate thoughtful laughter but in different ways. The authors use of satirical humor contributes to this. In Volataires Candide, there are endless examples of thoughtful laughter, however the one that is recognized immediately is that of the character by the name

  • Analysis Of A Clockwork Orange By Anthony Burgess

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    Fifteen year old Alex de Large is the narrator and main protagonist of “A clockwork orange”, who, along with his 'droogs ' (comrades), rampages through a dystopian Britain committing random acts of 'ultraviolence ', brutal rapes, robbery and ultimately murder. Alex 's other great source of intense enjoyment is listening to classical music, and above all the music of Beethoven or 'Ludwig van ' , which seems to heighten his pleasure and intensify his savage and psychopathic impulses. He is a classic

  • Nature Vs. Nurture In Clockwork Orange

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    A huge topic in the scientific community is nature vs nurture. The book Clockwork Orange exemplifies nature as a driving force in one’s characteristics. Alex, the main character, grew up in a nice household. His parents had decent jobs, food was always available, there was no drug use and his parents weren’t abusive. Seemingly nothing at home could have made Alex the way he is. Nurture didn’t affect who he is. In the book, the relationships Alex hold haven’t made a huge impact on the person

  • Compare And Contrast Essay On The Giver

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    Book and Movies are like apples and oranges. They both are fruit, but taste completely different. - Stephen King. What this quote is saying is that scenes that show up in the movie, will most likely show up in the book. But sometimes they could be totally different in what happens in those scenes. Throughout the novel and film color and dialogue had showed up. Colors, and dialogue are both a big part of the novel / film, but they are also different.The film version and the novel "The Giver" were

  • Colors In Medieval Art Analysis

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    As I said previously that the red is the meaning of power and importance while the orange is used to symbolize the courage, strength, and endurance. The painting also had people in brown robes asking for assistance in the painting. Other colors that had have a certain meaning were green, black, purple, yellow, and white. Green was a interesting

  • Personal Narrative: My Acrylic Landscape

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    painting is done on canvas, and depicts a cabin in a outdoors environment.The foreground of the landscape consists of a mixture of yellow, green, orange, and dark orange grass. As the viewer 's eyes move up there is a skinny patch of orange, and dark orange grass that passes all the way from the right side to the left. After the skinny patch of orange and yellow grass ,in the middle ground, there is a house that consists of brown, cream, and black. The house has a black roof with a cream color highlighting

  • Landscape With The Fall Of Icarus Analysis

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    Through the centuries, ancient Greek myths have attracted the attention of many authors, artists, and sculptors. One of the more highly regarded and most popular myth is that of the fable of Daedalus and his son Icarus. Daedalus and Icarus were being kept on the island of Crete by King Minos. Daedalus had invented many creations that had caught the attention of King Minos leading him and his son to work for the King and creating useful inventions inside a cave near the palace. After staying in the

  • Vitamin C Research Paper

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    Ascorbic acid with the chemical formula C6H8O6 is comprised of L-dehydroascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acids. Ascorbic acid is most commonly known as Vitamin C, which many know are most commonly found in citrus fruits and some vegetables, eg; oranges, limes, lemons, bell peppers, etc.Vitamin C can be easily oxidized, when the ascorbic acid reacts to form dehydroascorbic acid. This is when two hydrogen atoms are lost, forming two ketone groups. Vitamin C is also a biological compound that is actively

  • Citrus Cultivar

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    Materials and methods Plant materials Fruits of three citrus cultivars of Kaffir lime (Citrus hystrix DC.), Lime (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle) and Pomelo (Citrus maxima Merr.) were obtained at the mature stage from local market around Phitsanulok province area during July to September, 2014. Chemicals and reagents Ethanol and ethyl acetate were purchased from Phathumwan?, Thailand. Folin-Ciocalteau reagent and Tween 80 were purchased from Loba Chemie, India. Gallic acid and 2, 2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl

  • Essay On Matte Lip Cream

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    Matte lip creams are all the craze right now. there are many options and opinions out there on which ones are the best, and what first drew me to lip creams was the effortless matte finish, and the good thing about them being on trend now is that we're getting a variety of choices of them. when it comes down to it everyone has their own unique experience with them, and today I want to share my own with you:) from left to right: Sephora Cream Lip Stain (13), Sleek Matte Me ( Fandango Purple), Sleek

  • Football Tryouts Narrative

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    6th grade football tryouts It was a humid day in the middle of August and football tryouts were tomorrow.It was 6th grade and I was really nervous,It wasn't because I had never played football ,I had played football for three years prior to that.I was nervous because it was my first time playing school football and I had just transferred schools because the school I was going to be nasty,wretched,and unkempt. When I got home from school my mom had gotten me a brand new white and black glossy chin