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One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest Review

“…one flew east, one flew west,

one flew over the cuckoo’s nest.”

These few lines of verse from a child’s folk rhyme act as an introduction. 392 more words

Drew Martin Writes

Book #22 - One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

This week my read read was One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey. In this classic novel, Kesey writes a story about a group of men living in a psychiatric hospital. 264 more words


Unusual Jobs Held by Famous Writers

As you may know, my day job is in web design, through my company, Istomedia. I often daydream about working as a full-time author, but that may have to wait until I’m a pensioner, it seems. 355 more words


Sometimes a Great Notion (1970)

Based on the novel by Ken Kesey, Sometimes a Great Notion tells the story of a family of loggers determined to fulfil a contract against the wishes of the majority of their neighbours who are all out on strike.   150 more words


Guardian Angels: Thursday, June 4th

You are never alone when you write. Your guardian angel stands behind you, holding sword and shield, gravely bowing his or her head.

Guardian Angels vary in size and personality. 230 more words

Daily Journal

"Shame. Shame. Shame:" Homosexuality in the Novel and the Film Adaptation of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

In Ken Kesey’s 1962 novel One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, one of the psychiatric patients on the ward alongside the two main characters is Dale Harding, a limp-wristed, dainty man who is apparently unable to satisfy his wife, and who is portrayed as a closeted homosexual. 1,345 more words


Takeover Week Day 5 - What Does No More Years Mean Anyway?

It’s not often a band who isn’t in constant radio rotation, winning awards or charting really get to talk about the themes and ideas behind their work – that’s most bands these days. 561 more words