Thank you for this excellent guided tour through one of the best examples of dystopian literature, ever. While I thought I understood how important the language itself was to the story, you took me deeper into that intertwining dependency.

But where you introduced me to really new thought was pointing out how Nadsat, and the way Burgess wielded it, produced not only poetry but a poetry that allowed the depiction of hellish scenes too gruesome to read straight into psychedelic word paintings simultaneously beautiful and ugly.

This was an eye-opening read. Thanks again.

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