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One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Section 1 Summary

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Chief Bromden wakes early in the morning, as he has done most mornings since coming to the hospital. When he comes out of his room, three aides are in the hallway doing what Chief believes to be sexual things. They hand him a broom and assign him a place to clean. Mrs. Ratched, the big nurse, comes in a few minutes later with her big purse full of items she uses to keep the patients under control, including vials of medication and syringes. Soon after, the little nurse, a young woman with a pronounced birthmark, comes in.

The aids and nurses rouse the rest of the patients to prepare for breakfast. Chief misses breakfast this day, however, because the nurse decides he needs a haircut and Chief dislikes haircuts. When he protests, he is heavily medicated. When Chief becomes aware of his surroundings again, he finds himself...

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