"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey

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                 Truthfully, this is a groovy book. Ken Kesey's One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest qualifies as a classic novel because it was influential to the time period it was written in and generations after. The drug use related to Ken Kesey and the characters in his book attracted many readers at the time it was written. Power is a strong theme in the novel as it was in the sixties because of the war in …

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…a success that it was made into a movie in 1975. It was "only the second film ever to sweep the five most important Academy Awards." (Caldwell para 1) The film won Best Picture, Best Actor (Nicholas), Best Actress (Fletcher), Best Director (Forman), and Best Adapted Screenplay. The movie and novel were both so well done that the novel is now categorized as a classic and is accepted among school boards across the world. McMurphy displays the