Unformatted text preview: as McMurphy is actually placing some control on her, having her change (or at least consider) policy for his benefit. They clearly have established themselves as foils and bitter enemies: one wants complete authoritarian control, and the other wants free liberation. They are bound for conflict, which we see in these chapters. Finally, we see a wild competitive side of McMurphy, who gets riled up when he can’t convince the rest of the patients to vote on his side regarding a television for the World Series, and then tries to complete a dare that is completely impossible. McMurphy is therefore ultracompetitive and will always strive for others to perceive him as their leader and alpha-male character, and when he can’t get that, he gets very frustrated....
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- Spring '11
- World Series, McMurphy, Nurse Ratched, course Nurse Ratched