One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest - Study Guide Part 4 Summary & Analysis

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After the fishing trip, Miss Ratched begins to spread rumors that McMurphy has been stealing money from the patients by gambling with them while knowing they cannot play cards as well as hecan. Miss Ratched tells the patients that McMurphy is only out to better himself, not to help anyone else. Miss Ratched even holds a daily meeting without McMurphy present to discuss his behavior and selfish motivations. Miss Ratched soon has most of the men questioning McMurphy’s motives.

One day, the attendants take a group of the patients into the shower room to treat them for parasites that Miss Ratched is convinced they must have picked up while on the fishing trip. When the attendant approaches George, he refuses to allow them to touch him with the salve they are using. When the attendant pushes George and upset him, McMurphy steps in to protect him. A...

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