Comparison Of Book And Movie "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest"



One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest is a book written by Ken Kesey to
accomplish a certain mood within it's chapters. The feelings and moods
given in the book differ greatly from those in the movie because of
multiple changes in character development. Each and every time a movie is
produced from a book, the producers are forced to change parts of the story
in order to suit the audiences needs for a faster paced plot. It is
impossible to capture every mood or setting which the author creates. What
is lost can sometimes be the real meaning behind the story.
The characterization of chief Bromden is a good example of the
changes made from book to movie. His past is a vital piece of ...

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movie, much less show the world from his point of view as in the book.
Bromden is still a very interesting character but the real puzzle to his
problems is lost.
McMurphy is a very sly, cunning man. He knows how to play his game
and does it well. In the book as McMurphy progresses, he goes through many
stages where he is rebellious, then docile, then rebellious again. This is
due to the fact that he learns exactly what it means to be committed and
what it takes to be released. Then he begins to see that all his ward
mates (I don't know what you want to call them) are counting on him so he
becomes rebellious again. These reactions to his environments encourage
McMurphy to be not crazy but intelligent and quick. This is exactly the
way a character such as McMurphy should act. In the movie, McMurphy is not
only wild but rude. He tried to never be outright rude in the book (more
aggravating for the nurse) yet in the movie he was. He never stopped being
wild in the movie, ...

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