One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Chapter Review

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“As the receptionist hung up the receiver, he wondered why Aringarosa’s phone connection sounded so crackly. The bishop’s daily schedule showed him in New York this weekend, and yet he sounded a world away. The receptionist shrugged it off. Bishop Aringarosa had been acting very strangely the last few months.”

“He wondered why Aringarosa’s phone connection sounded so crackly,” shows third person narration. It implies that the book is being narrated by the author, or someone completely separate from what is happening in the book, not one of the characters. Because the narrator is separate from what is happening is the book, it is an omniscient point of view, we sometimes know things that other characters do not.

““I sense your disappointment,” the Teacher said, “which tells me you do not understand my meaning.” He lowered his voice to a whisper. “ You must believe that I would much prefer to receive the keystone from you- a man of God rather than a criminal- but Rémy must be dealt with. He disobeyed my orders and made a grave mistake that has put our entire mission at risk.””
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“I would much prefer,” also shows first person narration. The Teacher is telling Silas how he would much rather receive the keystone from him and the author is using first person narration to convey the Teacher’s personal
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