One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest
by Ken Kesey

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest Genre

Literary Fiction

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest investigates the interaction between a nurse on an insane asylum ward and the patients. Thus, it is an in depth exploration of the relationship between confiner and those confined, as well as a portrayal of the inner psychology of a man who has been confined in an insane asylum for many, many years. The book asks important questions, like what confinement will do to a man, and whether it is possible to cure mental illness in a typical hospital environment with its system, rules, and regulations. Ultimately, it is a psychological exploration of the entire insane asylum system.

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