One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

What does mcMurphy breaking the glass in chapter 23 symbolize?

When McMurphy breaks the glass, does mean that he has gained power/ control over Nurse Ratched again? also, just overall what does it symbolize? please help ASAP.

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McMurphy's breaking of the window is a symbolic act of defiance against the system, which demands conformity. McMurphy is violently claiming his individuality against nurse Ratched and her system.