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!!> Read ➶ One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest ➺ Author Ken Kesey – Eiyo.us

One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest From The 1962 Jacket Like George Orwell And Philip Wylie, Ken Kesey Is Concerned With Man S Battle To Be Himself In A World Of Increasing Controls, The Battle Of Joy And Freedom Against A Society Which Fosters Guilt And Shame His First Novel, One Flew Over The Cuckoo S Nest, Tells The Story Of A Struggle Between A Man And A Woman For The Spirits And Hearts Of A Group Of People Who Have Been Defeated By The World.The Setting For These Defeated Lives Is A Mental Institution The Teller Of The Story, A Half Indian And A Long Time Inmate, Has Made The Most Complete Retreat From Life Of All Of Them He Will Not Talk, And He Has Fooled The Staff Into Thinking He Is Deaf And Dumb But Through His Self Imposed Protective Fog He Is An Acute Observer His Vision Of The Life Around Him Seems To Have A Truth Which Is Beyond The Definitions Of Sanity Or Insanity To Him The World Is Run By An All Powerful Combine The Hear Of The War, The Big Nurse, Is The Chief Instrument Of Evil She Wields Her Insidious Power Over The Men To Destroy Their Wills And Freeze Them Into Mindless Obedience.Into This Gray World Comes McMurphy, A Brawling, Gambling Man, Full Of Spirit And A Glorious Lust For Life He Is Horrified By The Docility With Which The Other Men Accept The Rule Of The Big Nurse And Decides To Fight Her On Her Own Terms The Battle Begins, For Him, As A Lark A Way Of Winning The Bets He Has Made With The Men And Then, As He Becomes Aware Of The Terrible Dangers In It, And Committed To The Others Who Have Come To Count On Him For Their Own Survival, His Decision To Go On Is A Heroic Act Of Sacrifice And Compassion.

!!> Read ➶ One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest  ➺ Author Ken Kesey – Eiyo.us
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • 325 pages
  • One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest
  • Ken Kesey
  • English
  • 05 September 2017
  • 0451163966

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  1. says:

    Last night, at about 2 am, I finished One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest by Ken Kesey I lay awake for a long time afterward, watching the bars of light on the ceiling, holding my eyes open until the pupils dilated enough to shrink the light, then I d blink and have to start all over.Finally I sat up and turned on the lights The book had done something to me Like it d punched me in the face and said, Do something, you idiot So I gathered up a bunch of sentimental shit from around my apartment Last night, at about 2 am, I finished One Flew Over the Cuckoo s Nest by Ken Kesey I lay awake for a long time afterward, watching the bars of light on the ceiling, holding my eyes open until the pupils dilated enough to shrink the light, then I d blink and have to start all over.Finally I sat up and turned on the lights The book had done something to me Like it d punched me in the face and said, Do something, you idiot So I gathered up a bunch of sentimental shit from around my apartment, stuffed it into a backpack, ...


  2. says:

    Profane, hilarious, disturbing, heartbreaking, shocking powerful.Ken Kesey s genre defining 1962 novel that was made into a Broadway play and then made into an Academy Award winning film starring Jack Nicholson will inspire strong emotions I can see people loving it or hating it.I loved it.First of all, and I mean this from the bottom of my heart a book that is banned from libraries has a place on my bookshelf So all you amateur censurers out there you are my enemy I don t like you I de Profane, hilarious, disturbing, heartbreaking, shocking powerful.Ken Kesey s genre defining 1962 n...


  3. says:

    I have a love hate relationship with this book The writing and imagery are superb and I always love a down with tyrannical overloads, generic living, and medicalization moral, but its other lesson leaves me cringing In the basic knowledge I have of Ken Kesey, the book ultimately seems very misogynistic and anti feminist I m all for a gender balance, but this book botches up the entire process in a method that ...


  4. says:

    August 2017THANK GOODNESS I GAVE THIS ANOTHER TRY Honestly though, watching the movie is what motivated me to pick this book up, and the fact that we picked it for my book club helped as well I love both the book and the movie, both for completely different reasons In the movie, Jack Nicholson s R.P McMurphy is the main focus, whereas in the book Chief Bromden the narrator plays a much bigger role, which is almost entirely neglected in the movie Reading the book from Chief s perspective a August 2017THANK GOODNESS I GAVE THIS ANOTHER TRY Honestly though, watching the movie is what motivated me to pick this book up, and the fact that we picked it for my book club helped as well I love both the book and the movie, both for completely different reasons In the movie, Jack Nicholson s R.P McMurphy is the main focus, whereas in the book Chief Bromden the narrator plays a much bigger role, which is almost entirely neglected in the movie Reading the book from Chief s perspective added a whole new layer to the story, what with his backstory and hallucinations Plot wise, the book and movie are almost identical, but the feel is so much ...


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    My friend Ed was recently updating his books with reviews on here and this book popped up in my feed It s my husband s favorite movie book of all time and I realized that I had never picked the book up I ve watched bits and pieces of the movie in the three thousand times that my husband has watched it, but I had never experienced it first hand.I m gutted.Why have I not just sat down and watched the film that was made from this book I m completely off my rocker Randle Patrick McMurphy That g My friend Ed was recently updating his books with reviews on here and this book popped up in my feed It s my husband s favorite movie book of all time and I realized that I had never picked the book up I ve watched bits and pieces of the movie in the three thousand times that my husband has watched it, but I had never experienced it first hand.I m gutted.Why have I not just sat down and watched the film that was made from this book I m completely off my rocker Randle Patrick McMurphy That guy who plays crazy to get out of a work detail Goes into the mental hospital and completely owns it He gets the inmates to smoking, drinking, having women and fishing He makes them back into the men that they were.I wanted to reach over and touch the place where he was tattooed, to see if he was still alive He s layin awful quiet I...


  6. says:

    I just watched an interview with Stephen Fry and he mentioned this book Read it a long long time ago Read it for highschool already I think Remember being shocked and amazed Scary, funny, dark and wonderful at the same time Un be lievable And I just realized this is one of the best and impressive b...


  7. says:

    one flew east, one flew west,One flew over the cuckoo s nest.This classic book gave birth to a movie which won a truckload of Academy Awards This means the majority of readers are familiar with one or the other and I thought a very brief review would be enough something along the lines, The book is very good Seeing that some people miss the point of the story I had to ramble a littlethan this short sentence, sorry A ward of a mental hospital in Oregon was ruled by an iron hand of itone flew east, one flew west,One flew over the cuckoo s nest.This classic book gave birth to a movie which won a truckload of Academy Awards This means the majority of readers are familiar with one o...


  8. says:

    loved this.One of my favourites.


  9. says:

    Ting Tingle, tingle, tremble toes,She s a good fisherman, catches hens, puts em inna pensWire blier, limber lock, three geese inna flockOne flew east, one flew westOne flew over the cuckoo s nestO U T spells out goose swoops down and plucks you out The title of the book was taken from a nursery rhyme but the first 3 and last lines were from the book, i.e., thoughts inside the head of the schizophrenic narrator, Chief Bromden as the nursery rhyme was used to be sung to him by his grandmothe Ting Tingle, tingle, tremble toes,She s a good fisherman, catches hens, puts em inna pensWire blier, limber lock, three geese inna flockOne flew east, one flew westOne flew over the cuckoo s nestO U T spells out goose swoops down and plucks you out The title of the book was taken from a nursery rhyme but the first 3 and last lines were from the book, i.e., thoughts inside the head of the schizophrenic narrator, Chief Bromden as the nursery rhyme was used to be sung to him by his grandmother when he was young Cuckoo here is used to refer to insane people and flying over the cuckoo s nest means either going too far or leaving the nest It is also known that cuckoos lay their eggs in other bird s nests, and do not have nests of their own The cuckoo, upon hatching, throws the other birds out of the nest out of instinct. Source Wiki image error I was 11 years old when th...


  10. says:

    Really unpopular opinion coming your way Escape while you can How much of life is defined by choices and how much is determined by fate Or is really fate that directs life s order or is it people s thirst for power, to remain strong Does the rabbit live in a hole because the wolf decided so What happens when the rabbit decides to challenge the wolf Such thoughts are provoked by this widely read and loved classic novel The messages buried in an unexpected setting a mental institution re Really unpopular opinion coming your way Escape while you can How much of life is defined by choices and how much is determined by fate Or is really fate that directs life s order or is it people s thirst for power, to remain strong Does the rabbit live in a hole because the wolf decided so What happens when the rabbit decides to challenge the wolf Such thoughts are provoked by this widely read and loved classic novel The messages buried in an unexpected setting a mental institut...

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