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McMurphy is physically restrained and moved to the Disturbed ward. An elderly African American aide who works the late shift in the ward.

Soon he is diagnosed with schizophrenia. The dealer sold a lot of cars to Native Americans and six months later called Douglas to say: The unofficial leader of the patients before McMurphy arrives, he is an intelligent, good-looking man who's ashamed of his repressed homosexuality.

He is guilty of battery and gambling. One night, Rawler castrates himself while sitting on the toilet and bleeds to death before anyone realizes what he has done.

A patient obsessed with explosives and destruction. Bromden is presumed by staff and patients alike to be deaf and mute, and through this guise he becomes privy to many of the ward's dirtiest secrets. The authority of The Combine is most often personified in the character of Nurse Ratched who controls the inhabitants of the novel's mental ward through a combination of rewards and subtle shame.

Nurse Ratched drove off other doctors, but she kept Spivey because he always did as he was told. Jim Sefelt and Bruce Fredrickson: A hell-raising patient who challenges the rules until the Big Nurse authorizes his lobotomy.

McMurphy manages to persuade him to lead a fishing expedition for the patients after discovering he had captained a PT boat during World War II. A disturbance after the fishing trip results in McMurphy and the Chief being sent for electroshock therapy sessions, but such punishment does little to curb McMurphy's rambunctious behavior.

McMurphy swaggers into the ward and introduces himself as a gambling man with a zest for women and cards. Even so it took four or five meetings, over a year, during which the role was offered to other actresses for Fletcher to secure the role of Nurse Ratched.

His paranoia is evident from the first lines of the book, and he suffers from hallucinations and delusions.

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After the lobotomyhe sits and stares at a picture of his wife, and occasionally screams profanities. Eventually, after McMurphy nearly chokes her to death in a fit of rage, Nurse Ratched has him lobotomized.

The title of the book is a line from a nursery rhyme: By this time, however, he has unintentionally become the leader for the other patients, and they are confused when he stops standing up for them.

One night, after bribing the night orderly, McMurphy smuggles two prostitute girlfriends with liquor onto the ward and breaks into the pharmacy for codeine cough syrup and unnamed psychiatric medications. With Bromden, Martini, and Scanlon the only patients who attended the boat trip left on the ward, McMurphy is brought back in.

They are ruled by Nurse Ratched, a former army nurse who runs the ward with harsh, mechanical precision. McMurphy persuades one of the women to seduce Billy Bibbit, a timid, boyish patient with a terrible stutter and little experience with women, so he can lose his virginity. Similarly, Foucault argued that invisible forms of discipline oppressed individuals on a broad societal scale, encouraging them to censor aspects of themselves and their actions.

He also wanted to incorporate his patients into the crew, to which the producers agreed. When she returns she cannot speak and is thus deprived of her most potent tool to keep the men in line. The Chief remembers how once, and only once, he lashed out violently against the aides, telling the other patients that he was a living miscarriage, born dead.

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With few exceptions, they are there voluntarily, a fact that angers McMurphy when he first learns of it, then later causes him to feel further pity for the patients, thus further inspiring him to prove to them they can still be strong despite their seeming willingness to be weak.

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Larry Flynt' and 'Man on the Moon.' Milos Forman, the anti-authoritarian director who left his native Czechoslovakia for. One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest () is a novel written by Ken in an Oregon psychiatric hospital, the narrative serves as a study of institutional processes and the human mind as well as a critique of behaviorism and a tribute to individualistic principles.

It was adapted into the broadway (and later off-broadway) play One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Dale Wasserman in In the film, McMurphy rebels against the traditional medical practices of an asylum. Louise Fletcher played his nemesis Nurse Ratched in the movie, a cold, heartless woman who is so evil, she has.

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