One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Study Guide Part 1, Section 2 Summary & Analysis

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That evening, McMurphy approaches Miss Ratched behind her glass nurse’s station and asks her if they could turn down the music that plays constantly over the loud speaker. Miss Ratched refuses, suggesting that if they turn it down, the patients who are hard of hearing will not be able to hear it. She claims the music is soothing and everyone should hear it. McMurphy then suggests that those who are not hard of hearing be allowed to move to another room during the day, suggesting the abandoned tub room, but again Miss Ratched refuses, claiming there are not enough attendants to watch two rooms of patients. In an attempt to outsmart Miss Ratched, McMurphy brings the matter up with the doctor at his intake interview the following day and wins the right to use the tub room.

McMurphy is assigned the bed next to Chief. Chief...

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