Premium Content Treatment of the Theme of Power in Ken Kesey's 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest'
By Daniel James Wood - September 18, 2004
Power is the predominant theme of Ken Kesey's 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest': who holds power, who doesn't, who wants it, who loses it, how it is used to intimidate and manipulate and for what purposes, and, most especially, how it is disrupted and subverted, challenged, denied and assumed. On a deeper level, the theme reveals the ways in which…
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