History Literature / OneFlewOverTheCuckoosNest

15th May '17 7:22:46 PM TheGreatConversation
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* MeaningfulName: Bromden, an anagram of ''bromide'', a tranquilizer.

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* MeaningfulName: Bromden, an anagram of related to ''bromide'', a tranquilizer.



* OnlySaneMan: [=McMurphy=], literally. Also Bromden in the book, although he does not necessarily see himself as such.

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* OnlySaneMan: [=McMurphy=], literally. Also Bromden in the book, although he does not necessarily see himself as such.
15th May '17 7:18:24 PM TheGreatConversation
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* DeathOfPersonality: As a result of [[spoiler:McMurphy's lobotomy]].

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* DeathOfPersonality: As a result of [[spoiler:McMurphy's [[spoiler:[=McMurphy's=] lobotomy]].



* EvenTheGuysWantHim: In the book, Bromden momentarily questions his sexuality when contemplating [=McMurphy's=] magnetism.



* FunWithAcronyms: Randle Patrick [=McMurphy=], R.P.M., is in constant, often circular (metaphorical) motion.



* MeaningfulAcronym: Randle Patrick McMurphy, R.P.M., is in constant, often circular (metaphorical) motion.



* OnlySaneMan: McMurphy, literally. Also Bromden in the book, although he does not necessarily see himself as such.

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* OnlySaneMan: McMurphy, [=McMurphy=], literally. Also Bromden in the book, although he does not necessarily see himself as such.
15th May '17 7:09:59 PM TheGreatConversation
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* DeathOfPersonality: As a result of [[spoiler:McMurphy's lobotomy]].


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* MeaningfulAcronym: Randle Patrick McMurphy, R.P.M., is in constant, often circular (metaphorical) motion.


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* OnlySaneMan: McMurphy, literally. Also Bromden in the book, although he does not necessarily see himself as such.
10th May '17 5:57:32 AM morane
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* MeaningfulName: Bromden, an anagram of ''bromide'', a tranquilizer.
2nd May '17 9:10:17 AM isolato
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Was adapted into a critically-acclaimed 1975 movie co-produced by Creator/MichaelDouglas, directed by Miloš Forman, and starring Creator/JackNicholson as [=McMurphy=] and Louise Fletcher as Nurse Ratched. It became only the second movie to sweep the major [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Academy Awards]]--Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, and Best Screenplay--and remains one of only three, along with ''Film/ItHappenedOneNight'' and ''Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs''.

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Was adapted into a critically-acclaimed 1975 movie co-produced by Creator/MichaelDouglas, directed by Miloš Forman, Creator/MilosForman, and starring Creator/JackNicholson as [=McMurphy=] and Louise Fletcher as Nurse Ratched. It became only the second movie to sweep the major [[UsefulNotes/AcademyAward Academy Awards]]--Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress, Best Actor, and Best Screenplay--and remains one of only three, along with ''Film/ItHappenedOneNight'' and ''Literature/TheSilenceOfTheLambs''.
5th Mar '17 12:47:29 AM Jaro7788
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* TheVoiceless: Despite an impressive amount of screentime, Nurse Pilbow utters maybe just a couple of syllables throughout the entire movie and her entire purpose is to perform Nurse Ratched's orders. Also, the camera tends to zoom onto her face whenever the patients start displaying extraordinary behavior.
26th Feb '17 6:33:51 PM thatother1dude
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* FirstPersonPeripheralNarrator: Chief Bromden acts as the narrator for the book.



* SupportingProtagonist: Bromden.

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* SupportingProtagonist: Bromden.Bromden in the novel is the narrator, but [=McMurphy=] is the protagonist. In the film [=McMurphy=] is the viewpoint character as well.
10th Feb '17 8:43:38 PM Mdumas43073
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* AscendedExtra: In the book, Taber was a past patient mentioned a few times by Chief. In the film adaptation, he is a main character on the ward while Mcmurphy is there.

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* AscendedExtra: In the book, Taber was a past patient mentioned a few times by Chief. In the film adaptation, he is a main character on the ward while Mcmurphy [=McMurphy=] is there.
10th Feb '17 8:36:40 PM Mdumas43073
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* {{Mondegreen}}: In the movie adaption, after [=McMurphy=] attempts (and fails) to lift the hydrotherapy console in the tub room, he tells the others, "I tried, didn't I? Goddammit." Some audience members heard this as, "I tried and I died. Dammit.", as some metaphorical way of expressing himself.

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* {{Mondegreen}}: In the movie adaption, movie, after [=McMurphy=] attempts (and fails) to lift the hydrotherapy console in the tub room, he tells the others, "I tried, didn't I? Goddammit." Some audience members heard this as, "I tried and I died. Dammit.", as some metaphorical way of expressing himself.
10th Feb '17 8:35:51 PM Mdumas43073
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* MyBelovedSmother: Billy Bibbit is terrified of his mother, though we don't know why as we don't even hear from her or see her.
* {{Mondegreen}}: In the movie adaption, after [=McMurphy=] attempts (and fails) to lift the hydrotherapy console in the tub room, he tells the others, "I tried, didn't I? Goddammit." some audience members heard it as "I tried and I died. Dammit.", as some metaphorical way of expressing himself.

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* MyBelovedSmother: Billy Bibbit is terrified of his mother, though we don't know why as we don't even hear from her or see her.
* {{Mondegreen}}: In the movie adaption, after [=McMurphy=] attempts (and fails) to lift the hydrotherapy console in the tub room, he tells the others, "I tried, didn't I? Goddammit." some Some audience members heard it as this as, "I tried and I died. Dammit.", as some metaphorical way of expressing himself.himself.
* MyBelovedSmother: Billy Bibbit is terrified of his mother, though we never learn why as we don't even hear from her or see her.
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