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Teaching One Flew Over The Cuckoo's NestTeacher Pass includes:
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Shmooping the 1960s Our discussion of the culture of the 1960s provides essential historical background for understanding the counterculture and anti-authoritarianism of the generation that the novel helped to kick-off.
Postwar Suburbia Helpful also to give historical context of the kind of repression and conformity that Kesey was rebelling against.