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    structured environment. Randle McMurphy, Chief Bromden and the other inmates encounter this conflict of conformity.…

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    Randle McMurphy is a man committed in a psychiatric ward but even the doctors believe that “this man may be feigning psychosis to escape the drudgery of the work farm” and isn't necessarily psychopathic (Kesey 47). There is a checklist that can lead to a diagnosis of a psychopath; superficial charm and glibness, inflated sense of self worth, constant need for stimulation, lying pathologically, conning others; being manipulative, lack of remorse or guilt, shallow emotions, and callousness or lack…

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    particular anti-heroism, through Randle P. McMurphy. McMurphy is used as a narrative tool to connect with the audience, he poses many identifiable traits, most notably his hamartia, his ego. McMurphy is a very accessible character to the readers, from his grittiness to his villain like qualities. McMurphy has an increased moral complexity exhibited by his rejection of traditional values, he is a leader, views himself as a superior, and again alike to an anti-hero his suffering is not senseless. …

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    Cuckoo's Nest Symbolism

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    If one said that harvest requires the same amount of sacrifice, then is it worth to sacrifice everything one has to perfect masses’ beneficial? In Ken Kesey’s novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, from a patient in a mental institute Bromden’s point of view, describes the main character Randle McMurphy comes to the ward and protests the lead nurse Miss Ratched. As Nurse Ratched is a cruel manipulator that gradually destroy patients’ masculinity, McMurphy sacrifices all he has to help other…

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    Ken Kesey’s novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest follows a psychiatric hospital and the arrival of a new, boisterous patient named Randle Patrick McMurphy. The story is told from the point of view of Chief Bromden, a very tall, schizophrenic man who has been at the ward for ten years. Bromden and the rest of the patients, along with the staff at the ward, feel emasculated by the head nurse, Nurse Ratched. Nurse Ratched’s authority is challenged upon McMurphy’s arrival, and he quickly becomes…

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    Mcmurphy Loss Of Virginity

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    McMurphy in his occupation as the messiah of masculinity finds ways to invoke virility(9) as he succumbs to the idea of hosting a party for his fellow disciples to return their once lost sexuality and manliness(9). This also being an allusion to The Last Supper, which was the last meal Jesus had before his eventual(10) death and ultimate(10) resurrection. He begins this by sneaking in prostitutes(11), Candy and Sandy who directly correlate to the courtesan(11) and friend of Jesus, Mary…

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    novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, protagonist Chief Bromden narrates his experience as a patient in a mental ward in which the patients are oppressed and mistreated by the attending staff. Bromden recounts his past that has traumatized him to his current state of being. To remain aloof from the punishments that the staff inflicts on the other patients, Bromden acts innocuous and deaf. The ward remains under the iron fist of the head nurse, Nurse Ratched, until a new, rambunctious patient,…

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    abuse against the patients. In the end of the novel, McMurphy is defeated as the institution killed him inside. “They were taking him through the tunnel. He beat up two of the attendants and escaped. ” (Quote from the movie). His fellow patients thought he escaped but he was really taken by the doctors a the took out part of his brain through a lobotomy, leaving him in a physical struggle. Chief saved him the unnecessary pain by choking him to death. I would say that this…

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    When McMurphy steps onto the scene he is given a role as various, being depicted as one who does not have a place with the acutes but rather likewise does not have a place with the chronics. McMurphy is appeared on his first day acquainting himself with all patients, acutes, chronics, walkers wheelers, and vegetables alike.This catches Chief off guard as he is not accustom to seeing a man come into the ward with so much life remaining in his body and mind. McMurphy 's perspective of everybody as…

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    Both of these pieces of media share the same type of background and can be compared to each other in a couple of different ways. Firstly, the theme “Abuse of Power” is a big part of both the novel and the movie. In both pieces of media there is one person that is in charge that fully abuses their power which makes life unfair for the rest of the people that do not have much power individually. These two characters Nurse Ratched, and President Snow both have very evil hearts and will eradicate…

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