Books and Movies Reviews

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

The paper that I am writing about is on the movie One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest with Jack Nicholson.The movie is a good example of Total Institution.In the movie One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest the patients were removed from society and, the Head Nurse made them change the way that they went upon everything they did in life.The movie was also about the way that the hospital was like and how they had barbwires on the fences so the patients weren’t able to leave.Nurse Ratchett also had the patients on a tight schedule that was the same everyday and she felt that it shouldn’t be changed no matter what.C.H. Cooley’slooking glass self? was a theory that described the way that the patients learned things about themselves and how to interact with the Head Nurse. The patients imagined that they appeared to be inferior and childish because, of the way that Nurse Ratchett treated them.The way that she did was she had the patients on a certain routine and made them do
everything she said.MacMurphy made the patients participate in the activities and talked to them like friends not like little kids.I think that Nurse Ratchett made the patients feel scared about the things that they did because, they didn’t know how she would react.The patients were afraid on what they said because she would punish them if she didn’t like what they said.When MacMurphy was around the patients felt that they could be honest on their responds because, they knew he would give them an honest answer back.The Head Nurse judged the patients as mental deranged people whether her reactions were positive or negative.2She made sure that the patients were on an appropriate behavior.Which means that the patients had groups so that they can talk about there problems.The patients also had to do other things for instance, they had to listen to music, they had to vote on the things that they wanted to do, they had a schedule and they had a schedule …


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