[[ Reading ]] ➿ One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest Author Ken Kesey – Plummovies.info

[[ Reading ]] ➿ One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest  Author Ken Kesey – Plummovies.info From The 1962 Jacket Like George Orwell And Philip Wylie, Ken Kesey Is Concerned With Man S Battle To Be Himself In A World Of Increasing Controls, The Battle Of Joy And Freedom Against A Society Which Fosters Guilt And Shame His First Novel, One Flew Over The Cuckoo S Nest, Tells The Story Of A Struggle Between A Man And A Woman For The Spirits And Hearts Of A Group Of People Who Have Been Defeated By The World.The Setting For These Defeated Lives Is A Mental Institution The Teller Of The Story, A Half Indian And A Long Time Inmate, Has Made The Most Complete Retreat From Life Of All Of Them He Will Not Talk, And He Has Fooled The Staff Into Thinking He Is Deaf And Dumb But Through His Self Imposed Protective Fog He Is An Acute Observer His Vision Of The Life Around Him Seems To Have A Truth Which Is Beyond The Definitions Of Sanity Or Insanity To Him The World Is Run By An All Powerful Combine The Hear Of The War, The Big Nurse, Is The Chief Instrument Of Evil She Wields Her Insidious Power Over The Men To Destroy Their Wills And Freeze Them Into Mindless Obedience.Into This Gray World Comes McMurphy, A Brawling, Gambling Man, Full Of Spirit And A Glorious Lust For Life He Is Horrified By The Docility With Which The Other Men Accept The Rule Of The Big Nurse And Decides To Fight Her On Her Own Terms The Battle Begins, For Him, As A Lark A Way Of Winning The Bets He Has Made With The Men And Then, As He Becomes Aware Of The Terrible Dangers In It, And Committed To The Others Who Have Come To Count On Him For Their Own Survival, His Decision To Go On Is A Heroic Act Of Sacrifice And Compassion.

10 thoughts on “One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest

  1. Samara Steele Samara Steele says:

    Last night, at about 2 am, I finished One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest by Ken Kesey I lay awake for a long time afterward, watching the bars of light on the ceiling, holding my eyes open until the pupils dilated enough to shrink the light, then I d blink and have to start all over.Finally I sat up and turned on the lights The bo

  2. Lyn Lyn says:

    Profane, hilarious, disturbing, heartbreaking, shocking powerful.Ken Kesey s genre defining 1962 novel that was made into a Broadway play and then made into an Academy Award winning film starring Jack Nicholson will inspire strong emotions I can see people loving it or hating it.I loved it.First of all, and I mean this from the bottom of

  3. Milo Milo says:

    I have a love hate relationship with this book The writing and imagery are superb and I always love a down with tyrannical overloads, generic living, and medicalization moral, but its other lesson leaves me cringing In the basic knowledge I have of Ken Kesey, the book ultimately seems very misogynistic and anti feminist I m all for a gender balanc

  4. Raeleen Lemay Raeleen Lemay says:

    August 2017THANK GOODNESS I GAVE THIS ANOTHER TRY Honestly though, watching the movie is what motivated me to pick this book up, and the fact that we picked it for my book club helped as well I love both the book and the movie, both for completely different reasons In the movie, Jack Nicholson s R.P McMurphy is the main focus, whereas in the book Chief Bro

  5. Shelby *trains flying monkeys* Shelby *trains flying monkeys* says:

    My friend Ed was recently updating his books with reviews on here and this book popped up in my feed It s my husband s favorite movie book of all time and I realized that I had never picked the book up I ve watched bits and pieces of the movie in the three thousand times that my husband has watched it, but I had never experienced it first hand.I m gutted.Why have I n

  6. Annet Annet says:

    I just watched an interview with Stephen Fry and he mentioned this book Read it a long long time ago Read it for highschool already I think Remember being shocked and amazed Scary, funny, dark and wonderful at the same time Un be lievable And I just realized this is one of the best and impressive b...

  7. Evgeny Evgeny says:

    one flew east, one flew west,One flew over the cuckoo s nest.This classic book gave birth to a movie which won a truckload of Academy Awards This means the majority of readers are familiar with one or the other and I thought a very brief review would be enough something along the lines, The book is very good Seeing that some people miss the point of the story I had to ramble a littletha

  8. F F says:

    loved this.One of my favourites.

  9. K.D. Absolutely K.D. Absolutely says:

    Ting Tingle, tingle, tremble toes,She s a good fisherman, catches hens, puts em inna pensWire blier, limber lock, three geese inna flockOne flew east, one flew westOne flew over the cuckoo s nestO U T spells out goose swoops down and plucks you out The title of the book was taken from a nursery rhyme but the first 3 and last lines were from the book, i.e., thoughts inside the head of the schizophrenic narr

  10. Aj the Ravenous Reader Aj the Ravenous Reader says:

    Really unpopular opinion coming your way Escape while you can How much of life is defined by choices and how much is determined by fate Or is really fate that directs life s order or is it people s thirst for power, to remain strong Does the rabbit live in a hole because the wolf decided so What happens when the rabbit decides to challenge the wolf Such thoughts are provoked by this widely read and loved classic nov

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