after reading One Flew Over the Cukoos Nest, the relationship of the charictor McMurphy in a dispute with a nurse and our lives to problems we face

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""The Lord is my rock; in him will I trust: he is my shield, and the horn of my

salvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my savior; thou savest me from

violence." (2 Kin. 13). At the time of Jesus he was the people's savior and came

to help bring them back to equality and in perfect justice. Jesus was a

magnificent man ,as represented in the bible, in that he spent all his time

wondering from city to city showing those whom would follow, how to change

the things around them to benefit or make equal. Now in the book One Flew

Over The Cuckoo's Nest there was a great parallel to Jesus, a man by the

name of Patrick McMuphey, and it wasn't a coincidence. This man comes to

the ward and during his stay he guards the men that become friends with him,

not only caring for his fiends he stands up to the matriarch.

The author

through out the book brings up many biblical analogies of situations and the

comparison of The book character and Jesus. Ken Kesey draws the description

of men in the crucified position. The motives of the character and being a

savior, and the physical similarities.

When the Characters all meet each other, there is no lack in starting the

Biblical references. We follow Patrick Mcmurphy gaining friends around him

and when he has made all his friends he is shown to be the false Christ with his

disciple. McMurphey is shown to be Jesus through his analytical movements.

As I had said in my thesis McMurphey helps the guys to recover from the

hostel take over of a nurse and does what a shepherd would do, he helps lift the

spirits of the men around but also shield them from...