Essays Tagged: "Bromden"

Comparative Essay, Book and Movie , One Flew Over the Coochoos nes. Book/Movie

ates. 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 infor ... a vital piece of information contributing to the mood and understanding of the story. In the movie, Bromden is nothing more than a crazy Indian who doesn't want to talk so pretends to be deaf and dumb ...

(3 pages) 110 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" by Kesey. A bitter commentary on the condition of the American society

. As such, he is also the most viable weapon against the machine-like workings of the Asylum. Chief Bromden even goes as far to call this mechanization of life the 'Combine'. The impact that McMurphey ... as on the cold, lifeless operation of the asylum is visible right from his entrance into the story. Bromden remarks that he hears 'the weight of his steps', implying that McMurphey walks with confiden ...

(6 pages) 111 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The character of Chief Bromden in the story "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" by Ken Kesey. the essay analyses the character of Chief Bromden.

Chief Bromden's background has had a profound impact on his character. Society never treated him with the ... life turned the Chief into a paranoid, insecure and reserved man.The reader gets a glimpse of Chief Bromden's paranoia in the beginning of the novel. His paranoia mostly takes the form of hallucinatio ... ore blissful tone the hallucination become more rare.Society's lack of acknowledgment towards Chief Bromden has transformed him into a quite and reserved individual. "But I remembered one thing: it wa ...

(3 pages) 105 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

An essay that deals with defining what exactly is the Combine in Ken Kesey's "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest".

e central character in the story, a 6'8" tall, paranoid, schizophrenic, native American named Chief Bromden. He pretends to be deaf and dumb, and is cagey enough to fool everyone in the ward. And thro ... be deaf and dumb, and is cagey enough to fool everyone in the ward. And throughout the novel Chief Bromden keeps talking about a Combine, which seems to have an everspreading effect that can and will ...

(4 pages) 67 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"One flew over the Cuckoo's nest" by Ken Kesey.

ts formed the themes of this novel. A number of the themes discussed within the novel support Chief Bromden's idea of "The Combine". Also, the idea of the abuse of power is introduced using thematic c ... other but he is also quite afraid of Nurse Ratched for the same reason. Earlier in the story, Chief Bromden speaks of how his father feared his wife so that it drove him into alcoholism.Humor played a ...

(3 pages) 60 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Role of Perception in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest".

fferent sides perceive and interpret the acts in different ways, which determine their truths.Chief Bromden, as an outcast from society, sees society from a different angle than those who experience l ...

(4 pages) 81 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"- The book vs. the movie.

ajor difference between the novel and the movie is that the story is narrated in the novel by Chief Bromden, but is looked upon from an omniscient point of view in the film. After watching the movie, ... upon from an omniscient point of view in the film. After watching the movie, one notices that Chief Bromden does not play a largely important role in the advancement of the plot until the final minute ...

(5 pages) 100 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

What is the novel "One flew over the cuckoos nest" by Ken Kesey saying about the role of women?

em to have psychological problems have dominated patients like Dale Harding, Billy Bibbit and Chief Bromden.Dale Harding's psychological problems are to do with his attractive young wife and his inabi ... pprove of him.Thus, showing another example of the debilitating role women play in this novel.Chief Bromden's mother is another overpowering woman in the novel. For instance, Bromden's father adopted ...

(5 pages) 78 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An Essay primarily evaluating the theme of madness on Kesey's novel, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest". Titled: Salutary Suggestions of Sanity

t kilter or in the way ties her into a little white knot of tight-smiled fury." The narrator, Chief Bromden, says "A mistake was made somehow in manufacturing, putting those big, womanly breasts on wh ... g of being unwanted. The insecurities of society are shined through the patients of the ward. Chief Bromden, the narrator of the story, is a product of the madness of society. Being half Caucasian and ...

(5 pages) 51 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Man and (Dale Wasserman's) "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"

ugh the choices of patients in the asylum. Of these patients, we see it predominantly through Chief Bromden and Billy Bibbit, but we still see it on many different occasions with the other characters. ... real power of choice. Yet the patients' own fate is not much better than that of the Chronic: Chief Bromden lends a powerful physical image to the ultimate victim of the patients' mechanical, conformi ...

(16 pages) 69 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest Author: Ken Kesey

o be a leader, liberal, generous and self-sacrificing. An important minor character is Chief Bromden because he is the narrator, it is his development, narration and perception of the situation ... t is his development, narration and perception of the situation that reveals Mc Murphy's character. Bromden's perceptions in the novel makes it clear to the reader how he has grown and gained confiden ...

(5 pages) 57 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest" portrays the physical, psychological and spiritual changes one undergoes in an asylum

individuality to become less than human.Every character changes for specific reasons; however Chief Bromden is a character who is a catalyst for change throughout the novel. Bromden, the narrator, beg ... ut the novel, with the input of McMurphy he gradually begins to change.The attention McMurphy shows Bromden awakens him from a living nightmare. Bromden respects and reveres McMurphy so much that he p ...

(4 pages) 23 0 0.0 May/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cuckoo Essay

t of a sickness, being the cause of the sickness. In One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, by Ken Kesey, Bromden, a.k.a. Chief Broom, is a patient in a mental institution, which he refers to as the Combine ... in the Combine from his perspective, which sometimes can be a little Cuckoo. From my point of view, Bromden is the main character of the story. All the encounters inside the Combine are described from ...

(3 pages) 504 0 3.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

e definition between sanity and insanity becomes very unclear. Consequently, we are placed in Chief Bromden's microcosm of life. In here we find the Big Nurse, Nurse Ratched, as the dictator of the wa ... nal policies reflect the way the external world rules. In the beginning of the novel, we find Chief Bromden, a paranoid-schizophrenic Indian, pretending to be deaf and mute. He lives under the dictato ...

(7 pages) 1611 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

INDENTITY IN ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOOS NEST

ew ourselves. Identity is best shown in the book "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"� by Chief Bromden.One of the things that form our identity is other people. Other people are always there to t ... elves of something that is not true. In doing this we can make our own identity for ourselves.Chief Bromden's identity was formed by all of the above things that I talked about. There were people in C ...

(2 pages) 359 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

is some kind of social order when one of the characters describes it to us. That character is Chief Bromden. He calls the hospital social system "Combine." He believes that Big Nurse controls ev ... a huge organization that aims to adjust the Outside as well as the Inside." (Kesey, 30) Chief Bromden described the "Combine" Nurse Ratched having all the control of everything that goes o ...

(3 pages) 981 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" Literary Analysis

s a grim story depicting the lives of workers and inmates in a mental ward. It is narrated by Chief Bromden, a seemingly deaf and mute Indian who actually, on the outside seems like a strong, fierce m ... the powers that keep them imprisoned. McMurphy helps each inmate grow in some way, and helps Chief Bromden realize that hiding from reality only hurts him more than the torture brought on by the ment ...

(7 pages) 59 1 1.7 Sep/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

One flew over cuckoos nest

ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST BROMDEN RETURNS TO VISIT HARDING AND MARTINI It was his first time going to a mall; it was the first ... t one thing she was definitely missing was Miss Ratched's bosom.Squinting his eyes to focus better, Bromden searched for Martrini.Suddenly he saw a vegetable sitting morbidly in the same spot where he ... he was an uncle of Scanlon, and wanted to talk to him."Hello? I don't have an uncle, who are you?" "Bromden Broom. How are you, Scanlon?" "Chief!!!!!!! I¡­ I don't know where I should start. ...

(4 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Chapter One Analysis Of One Flew Over The Cuckoos

Chapter One: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest is narrated by Chief Bromden (also known as Chief Broom), a mute Indian known for mopping the mental institution where he ... culated, but she has large breasts that seem out of place. She orders the black boys to shave Chief Bromden, who quickly disappears. As he hides, he thinks about his father and the Columbia River. One ... indications that behind this seemingly inhuman façade there is some great instability. Chief Bromden seems to believe that Nurse Ratched is ready to snap at the black boys at any moment, and he ...

(2 pages) 1234 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest

It all starts one morning when Chief Bromden, also known as Chief Broom, a confused half Indian man who claims to be deaf and dumb so eve ... as Chief Broom, a confused half Indian man who claims to be deaf and dumb so everybody ignores him. Bromden regularly suffers from hallucinations. The institution he is placed in is controlled and man ... nty patients vote for McMurphy's idea, but Ratched declares it a defeat. Finally he motivates Chief Bromden to vote for him, but Ratched says its too late. As a sign of protest, McMurphy refuses to wo ...

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American