One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
by Ken Kesey
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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 kick off.
- Postwar Suburbia
It's helpful also to give historical context of the kind of repression and conformity that Kesey was rebelling against.