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    What type is Alex from A Clockwork Orange? I think Beta NF, sociopathic subtype
    But, for a certainty, back then,
    We loved so many, yet hated so much,
    We hurt others and were hurt ourselves...

    Yet even then, we ran like the wind,
    Whilst our laughter echoed,
    Under cerulean skies...

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    In the movie?

    Yeah, ENFj.
    , LIE, ENTj logical subtype, 8w9 sx/sp
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    The actor is an INFp, IMO.

    Haven't read the book.
    But, for a certainty, back then,
    We loved so many, yet hated so much,
    We hurt others and were hurt ourselves...

    Yet even then, we ran like the wind,
    Whilst our laughter echoed,
    Under cerulean skies...

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    The book's Alex was actually more INFp. The play (scripted by Burgess) turned him into an ENFj for the sake of good dramaturgy. Not sure if Kubrick saw the play before casting his version, though.
    "How could we forget those ancient myths that stand at the beginning of all races, the myths about dragons that at the last moment are transformed into princesses? Perhaps all the dragons in our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us act, just once, with beauty and courage. Perhaps everything that frightens us is, in its deepest essence, something helpless that wants our love."
    -- Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

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