Morality In 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's'

152 Words1 Page
Another moment of morality is when TimHead was feeling bad about shooting a kid in the face. He thought about his brother instantly when he shot the kid, because his brother was around the same age as him. TimHead knew it wasn’t the right thing to do. “He was trying to kill you. Us. He was trying to kill everybody” (Klay 41). That was said in order for TimHead to feel as though what he had done wasn’t as wrong as what it seem. It was a way for TimHead to not feel the guilt. They were trying to make TimHead dehumanize the boy since he hadn’t already. Self-defense is pretty much what that quote means. Technically you’re not responsible for your actions because your life and your squad member’s life’s were in danger. This scene shows a sign
Open Document