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On Being Thrust Into Confusing Predicaments

Summary: In One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey, we meet Randle McMurphy, a rambunctious and defiant character who, having been diagnosed as a psychopath for his overly aggressive and sexual nature, has been sent to a psychiatric hospital ward. He soon finds himself under the control of Nurse Ratched, a controlling and power-hungry former Army Nurse.
In the film, Forrest Gump, there is a particular scene where Forrest, played by actor Tom Hanks, waits patiently for a bus. As he waits however, he begins to tell the story of his life, repeating the words his Mama once told him, "Life is like a box of chocolates. You'll never know which one you'll get." While this quote may sound innocent enough, it is still entirely true and profound nonetheless. After all, what makes life exciting and worth living is the mere fact that no one can ever predict the future. Therefore, it can be said that since literature is more often than not a direct representation of the experiences its author undergoes, it would then obviously make sense for us to frequently read about characters being thrust into confusing predicaments that force them to ultimately react to their surroundings.

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