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The Power of Influence

Hello Again! It's been a while since I've written my thoughts about some books. I currently finished my second book in the fall semester which is A Clockwork Orange, by Anthony Burgess. The book is  a dystopian fiction novel that targets around how influence could affect the perception of a person and their reactions to situations. The reason why I choose this book was due to the main character, Alexander, and his arrogance that led him to failure as a result. It was a pretty short read and took me around a week to finish.

Going back to my statement on how influence can shape the way humans view certain things, the story has Alexander changing his moral values through the external pressures that is both direct and indirect throughout his journey. During his downfall in the beginning of the tale, he is imprisoned by the government and tortured for the sake of an experiment called the Ludovico's technique. It also shows a straightforward approach to how the young man is chan…

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