One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest: An Analysis

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As they are all banning together to get the government to make a gun law to stop anymore tragites from happening like what happened to their school. They have shared their story with the world, and are gaining more support everyday. They are showing the of the world that it is okay to stand up for something they believe in, even if its standing up to someone who seems more powerful. This is presented in Ken Kesey 's novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. As he shows how when people are oppressed, outed, and overlooked they lose respect for themselves. So much so that they are no longer willing or wanting to stand up for others or even themselves when they are being wronged. However, this can change when even one person shows them kindness, and courage, shows them that they are worth it. That there is hope for something better, when…show more content…
On miss Ratched 's ward it is very apparent that she runs every aspect of the men and that they are to scared to stand up to her because they do not believe that they deserve to stand up to her. These men in the ward have been pushed down so much in their lifetime whether from family or community people for there disorders and choices that they no longer care about their image or the way the should be treated. Take Mr.Harding for example the other men have heard him state many times “that his wife 's ample bosom at times gives him a feeling of inferiority.” (Pg. 44 paragraph 4). At the time when this book is staged men were supposed to feel like they were taking care if the wife but harding has never felt that way, and has been ridiculed
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