The Cuckoo's Nest: A Character Analysis Of Brett

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She drinks and smokes like a man. She talks like a man, calling her friends "Chaps". She enjoys watching bullfights and cheers like a man. Although she feels like a "bitch" for doing so, she generally follows her mind and does whatever she wants. She does not define herself as a domestic being. She values her autonomy and openly rebels against the traditional gender norm. Moreover, Brett strives for equality. She rejects the traditional feminine ideals of marriage. She does not want to be controlled. She does not want others to tell her what's the proper way of doing things. She does not want limitations. Her independent character is shown from her relationship with men. In the novel, Brett is always the central character, surrounded by Jake,
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