One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

1. What happened to the fog? Why? 2. What are the narrative benefits of having a deaf and dumb narrator? 3. How is the theme of sexuality vs repression dealt with in this chapter? 4. How does Chief Bromden change? 5. What happened to Cheswick?

Chapter 16-18 in One flew over the Cuckoo's nest.

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1) The fog dissipated.

2) Everyone believes that Bromden is deaf and dumb. McMurphy pulls him out of the fog of his deafness.

“It wasn’t me that started acting deaf; it was people that first started acting like I was too dumb to hear or see or say anything at all.”

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