- Words: 1706
- Length: 5 Pages
- Topic: Psychology
- Paper #: 86525391
" (Burgess, 1962, 147). Here, Burgess shows the reader that conditioning, which worked but robbed Alex of his basic humanness, failed while the simple act of growing up eventually changed Alex on a much more permanent basis.
Clockwork Orange is full of examples of conditioning, and of behavioral psychology. It is presented in an overall negative light by Burgess, who held the view that conditioning robs man of his ability to