The choice of the film’s producer not to narrate the plot from Bromden’s point of view has had a significant effect on the story so viewers must build their own interpretation of McMurphy’s behavior. Many who have previously read the book would find the film easier to comprehend. Bromden’s unreasonable…
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey is an extraordinary novel that addresses both tyranny and revolt in 1950s American mental hospitals. The book was written in the aftermath of the Civil Rights Movements when there were many shifts in the attitudes of psychiatry and psychology in America….
“One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” by Ken Kesey, explains activities at a psychiatric institution where the struggles between a new student, McMurphy, and Nurse Ratched continue and eventually involve all patients. McMurphy appears at the hospital from jail for evaluation, which leads him to feel that he might be…