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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Who is the patient who has boating experience?
2. Who is found wrapped in sheets like a mummy?
3. What is the next excursion that McMurphy plans for the men?
4. What does the nurse give to Chief Bromden
5. How much money does Candy need for the trip to the ward?
Short Essay Questions
1. What does McMurphy do when the night attendants come to Chief Broom's bed?
2. What are some of the ways that the men begin to bond together during the fishing trip?
3. In response to the vetoing of his day pass, what does McMurphy do?
4. What does McMurphy tell Billy he needs to send to Candy for her trip to see him?
5. What does McMurphy receive from the doctor?
6. When McMurphy and the Chief are taken to the Shock Shop, what does the Chief vow not to do?
7. What happens to McMurphy when the men are caught after the plan to not get caught doesn't occur as planned?
8. What happens when the Captain calls the number the McMurphy gives him in order to validate their liability agreement?
9. What does Billy maintain in terms of his opinion of McMurphy?
10. What do the night attendants do to Chief Broom's bed as he is sleeping?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Some patients on the ward are labels Chronics because they aren't ever going to leave the ward, but is this a reasonable idea? Do you think that some mental diseases cannot be cured? Why or why not? What kinds of symptoms/signs are incurable? Or can every person return to the outside world at one point or another?
Essay Topic 2
This novel is often seen as a scathing review of mental health in the United States, and in this sense, it's quite timeless. Though facilities have changed, do you think this novel presents an accurate representation of mental health facilities today? Why or why not? What things seem like they would never happen in today's world? Why or why not?
Essay Topic 3
The question as to whether or not McMurphy is simply manipulating the men to get what he wants is something that begins to pull the group apart. In your opinion, do you think this is what McMurphy is trying to do? Why or why not? Would it be a bad thing in either case? In the end, what does McMurphy really 'win' in the ward as a result of his actions? Anything?
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