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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a 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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