One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Quotes Analysis

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“She’s going to tear the black bastards limb from limb, she’s so furious. She’s swelling up, swells until her back’s splitting out the white uniform and she’s let her arms section out long enough to wrap around the the three of them five, six times. She looks around with a swivel of her huge head. Nobody up to see, just old Broom Bromden the half-breed Indian back there hiding behind his mop and can’t talk to call for help. So she really lets herself go and her painted smile twists, stretches to an open snarl, and she blows up bigger and bigger ...” (Ken Kesey 4-5). -proof -explain

“I remember real clear the way that hand looked: there was carbon under the fingernails where he’d worked once in a garage; there was an anchor tattooed back from the knuckles; there was a dirty Band-Aid on the middle knuckle, peeling up at the edge. All the rest of the knuckles were covered with scars and cuts, old and new. I remember the palm was smooth and hard as bone from hefting the wooden handles of axes and hoes, not the hand you’d think could …show more content…

- McMurphy is not the “other” he is just an outsider (explain)

“” - find a close reading quote

( find quote about his fam) “Everybody knows that the dice are loaded. Everybody rolls with their fingers crossed. Everybody knows that the war is over. Everybody knows the good guys lost. Everybody knows the fight was fixed. The poor stay poor, the rich get rich. That’s how it goes. Everybody knows.” (random dude) another marxist theory of how the combine affects people and how they white people took over bromdens home


In reality, how sane are the employees Miss.Ratched and the black boys compared to the Acutes who are in the psych ward? Why do you think they are considered suitable for the outside society and the Acutes are not? Do you think this is another classic portrayal of

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