Watch the film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and then complete the following writing assignment.
1.Of the characters McMurphy, Chief, and Nurse Ratched, who would you consider to be the “hero” of the film and why? Who would you consider to be the villain and why?
2.How is mental illness portrayed in the film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest? In what ways does this “definition” of mental illness match your own definition and in what ways does it differ? Do you consider McMurphy to be mentally ill? Why or why not?