© 2015 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange

by

Anthony Burgess

 Table of Contents

Vellocet, Synthemesc, Drencrom

Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory

From the text, we infer that these are hallucinogens added to the milk – a popular drink for the modern youth. Symbolizing evil, these are the poisons the kids choose to be exposed to. While under the influence of these poisons, the youth act out violently and brutally as urchins.

People who Shmooped this also Shmooped...

Advertisement
Noodle's College Search
Noodle's College Search
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement