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One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Mundanity Analysis

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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest reflects how individuals don't want to conform to certain rules that an institution wants them to follow. The novel really gets to the point when someone is pushed and pushed to follow rules that are overbearing, they crack and do the total opposite of what's expected from them. McMurphy just wants to enjoy himself and get the other patients in the ward to open their eyes and make them realize that they're being controlled by a tyrannic figure who won't let them have fun as well. The mundanity of going through the same routine is mind numbing to the point their patients' sanity turns into insanity. The mundanity may only be broken when one breaks the loop of going through the same thing every single day.…show more content…
A person wakes up, gets dressed, eats breakfast, leave the house, lock the door, and get in their car or catch a bus to drive to their destination whether it's work or going to school. The person does the exact same thing like clockwork. Generally, some people are afraid of changing or challenging their concept of their schedule. But why? Are people only supposed to go through the same thing everyday and only know what their used to know? People are raised to be on a schedule and aren't allowed to be late. If they come in late they'll look unreliable and not worthy to be trusted just because of time. Time is also a another concept that people must conform to; time dictates everything and anything and people must follow it. In One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest the patients have to follow a strict time schedule to wake up at a certain time, take their medication, eat, clean, and socialize with others. In reality, people do the exact same thing as the characters do in a fictional
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