Chapters 1-3 Journal

Chapters 1-3 Journal - minds do. The character of McMurphy...

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Max Sauberman Ms. Tipiere American Literature Acc. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Chapters 1-3 Journal React to what you read. So far, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest has been an interesting read. It definitely reads differently than other novels, as it occurs in a mental institution, and the characters speak (and think) without paying courtesy to the basic grammatical rules of the English language. This can make it very hard for the reader, not only to understand what they are trying to say, but delve into their minds, which functions different from most readers’
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Unformatted text preview: minds do. The character of McMurphy is very interesting, as he epitomizes a rebellious person, ready to break a rule at any moment. McMurphy also always ensures that everything will go his way, and that he is always boss. I also think the narrators background is interesting, as he is ostracized for having American Indian descent, much as African American patients are also isolated to the rest of the patients as the black boys, and are used derogatorily in context....
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