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A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange


by Anthony Burgess


Character Role Analysis

The State / Minister of the Interior

Alex spends all of parts two and three of the book fighting against the State and its solution to eliminate violent youth. Insofar as the Minister of the Interior stands for the State or its Governmental authority, he may also be viewed as an antagonistic force.