English 11

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Quiz up to page 101

Answer each of the following questions to the best of your ability, including quotations from the book where necessary.

1. What techniques does the Nurse use to control patients on the Ward? (no quotation needed)

2. Explain the difference between Rabbits and Wolves as represented symbolically in the book. (quotations needed)

3. What important fact does McMurphy discover about Bromden? (no quotation required)

4. Explain the significance of the following quotation using re-quoting:
“But the new guy is different, and the Acutes can see it, different from anybody been coming on this ward for the past ten years, different from anybody they ever met outside. He’s just as vulnerable, maybe, but the Combine didn’t get him” (Kesey 92) (Kesey 83—old book).

5. Explain at least one of the techniques Kesey uses to present the Ward as a microcosm of the problems in society as a whole. (Think Drawing the Ward and, yes, quotation necessary)