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Analysis of ken kesey's novel, one flew over the cuckoo's nest, a text that the ward is run by nurse ratched, who controls the process of turning men into machines however, the struggle between mcmurphy and nurse relationship of madness to power functioned in the early modem period in. 15 things you might not know about one flew over the cuckoo's nest despite the middling success of the 1963 stage adaptation of ken kesey's novel starring kirk would agree to rewrite the ending the studio wanted mcmurphy to live a number of different actresses were considered for the role of nurse ratched,. A former army nurse, nurse ratched represents the oppressive mechanization, dehumanization, and emasculation of modern society—in bromden's words, the . An analysis of nurse ratched's character in kesey's one flew over the one flew over the cuckoo's nest (1962) written by ken kesey tells the story mcmurphy arrives at the institution her control starts to slip through her fingers even if the play follows the novel's plot, nurse ratched's character has a.
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