'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest'

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1. After reading the first portion of the novel, “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” my first impression was that the narrator, who serves as also the main character of the story, lives in a psychiatric ward and is referred to as Chief Bromden. Chief Bromden is an individual who is faking to be deaf and dumb to all of those around him, so he pretty much is an observer. For this reason, he overhears a lot of what is going on in the asylum. Because everyone believes he cannot understand what they discuss, they talk freely around him. It was clear from the beginning of the novel, Chief suffers from hallucinations and most likely has some sort of mental issue. It was also indicated that the main authority figure in the psychiatric ward was Nurse
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