Mcmurphy In One Flew Over The Cuckoo's

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During McMurphy’s stay at the ward, he has created a name and reputation for himself as the tough guy. Despite the fact that the nurses perceived simply as a troublemaker and a disturbance to their daily routine, the other patients look up to him as their lifesaver. It is evident that this is the case when they begin to adopt his habits during the road trip. Kesey writes that they act “like he did” to articulate the way that others perceive him as superior and want to be like him. However, the word “pretending” insinuates that their livelihood and courage to act free- spirited will soon come to an end as they come back to their sense and realize that they are not McMurphy but their own self. This word foreshadows the dark future of the ward
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