One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Fear Essay

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Fear is within everybody in the world, nobody can escape it and nobody can avoid encountering it. Fear can define many things: being unable to talk to others, having a rush of adrenaline because something is frightening , or just the fact that the task at hand is too hard to handle and someone could potentially yell at someone for not completing it. Fear is the main element in both the novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s nest and the film The Ward. Being in a mental ward is not as bad as many people say so, only until meeting certain people there, is when people change their whole perspective on it. The way it is presented to people and the thought of being in a mental ward makes people feel more fear within themselves. A patient's first thought when they enter a mental ward is, this could not have been as bad as someone thought it would be. Only once they meet certain people in it is …show more content…

In the book One flew over the cuckoo’s nest, Nurse Ratched (One of the main characters) is a main factor of bringing fear into other patients. A film called The Ward there are also patients that are scared of the doctor operating on them. Both the doctor and Nurse Ratched are very alike as they put so much fear in the patients with their aggressive looks and that is why patients go from enjoying their entrance to the ward, then fearing for their lives. In the film the doctor also has a soft side which is not shown as much within the film but Nurse Ratched also has a soft side which nobody sees which means both these film and novel have a great connection within them. When people enter a mental ward for the first time they immediately become intimidated from the way they see how it looks. Sometimes they might see crazy people that could potentially attack them or just creepy staff or overwhelming doctors. In the book One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s nest, the ard that the patients are in have specific rules. One of the rules is

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