The Cuckoo's Nest

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1. Introduction One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest written by Ken Kesey is a story of defiance and insanity. This novel especially focuses on the severe consequences you may induce if you are to fight back against authority figures. This is an important lesson for today's youth to learn and remember. That is why Ken Kesey’s novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is still relevant in today’s society. 1.1 Synopsis One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest is set in an insane asylum in Oregon presumably in the late 1950s. It is told from the point of view of a patient, Chief Bromden, who has been in the ward for many years. The ward is run by Nurse Ratched, whom chief call the Big Nurse. She runs the ward with an iron fist and manipulates anyone

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