Demystifying Violence in Stanley Kubrick’s Movie, A Clockwork Orange: A Zizekian Perspective

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Title Demystifying Violence in Stanley Kubrick’s Movie, A Clockwork Orange: A Zizekian Perspective
 
Creator Babujee, Bibin John
 
Subject Violence, Iota of Doubt, Crime, Ludovico, Humanization.
 
Description The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines violence as the “use of physical force so as to injure, abuse, damage, or destroy”. In this regard, violence is a dominating theme in the movie, A Clockwork Orange. Removing it from the equation, the movie loses its soul. The movie is too violent in its treatment and for the very reason, invited a lot of criticism and animosity from various quarters. It was highly controversial at the time of its release for its unusually explicit demonstrations of sex and violence. What exactly could be the purpose of this “ultra-violence”? Does it necessarily have a purpose and motive? A brief overview of the movie must be helpful in better understanding the various dimensions of violence in it.
 
Publisher Smart Moves
 
Date 2021-09-28
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/11173
10.24113/ijellh.v9i9.11173
 
Source SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH ; Volume 9, Issue 9, September 2021; 104-122
2582-3574
2582-4406
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/11173/9333
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2021 Bibin John Babujee
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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