One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Essay | Symbolism in "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest"

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Symbolism in "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest"

Summary: The novel "One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey reflects the counterculture background on the author and the 1960s. The "insane asylum" reflects the repressive government as well as a range of sexual supression issues. Racial discrimination and drug use are also examined. This essay is a breif summary plus a little bit of analysis for the book One flew over the cuckoo's nest.
One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest is a novel written and published by Ken Kesey in 1962. This book was based on the author's own experience and had a cultural background of the 1960s. One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest was a critical literature work. Ken Kesey was one of the leading figures of the counterculture movement by then. This book mentioned many major topics in the counterculture movement, for example, the freedom from repressive government and a wider view of sexuality issues.

The 1960s can be seen as the most tumultuous decade of the past century. The Vietnam War provoked the anti-war movement, and furthermore, led to the mistrust of U.S. government by the citizens. Racial discrimination and sexuality issues were raised during that period. Grown-ups and students were having protests against the government's unreasonable actions. Technology allowed the astronauts to...

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