Premium Content Defense Mechanisms in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
By Justin Hamilton - November 19, 2003
Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, mainly takes place in an Oregon psychiatric hospital ward controlled by Nurse Ratched according to a precise schedule and strict rules. The narrator, Chief Bromden, describes many patients in this ward, all of which have different problems and reasons for being there. Among the characteristics of the…
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