One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

How does Nurse Ratched achieve and retain control over her wards? How does McMurphy feel about her tactics?

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

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Ratched achieves control with manipulation and fear. The men are afraid of her and do as she says. McMurphy discovers this quickly and tries to undermine her by exposing her to the men. He encourges them to assert themselves.