One Who Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

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One Who Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest A tragedy is a situation in which there is no solution that can solve the problem and causes huge amounts of grief to those close to the victim of the tragedy. “One who flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” is a film with many elements that make it a tragedy. This movie is a realistic drama in which the main character, Randle McMurphy, is the hero. The movie revolves around this man and he is the tragic hero due to his life becoming a tragedy. The fact that “One who flew over the cuckoo’s nest” has many elements of a tragedy, a tragic hero and the eventually downfall of this hero makes this film a tragedy. Mrs. Ratched to a near death state. His anger drove him to physical action and therefore was punished by being lobotomized. If McMurphy had better control over his emotions, he wouldn’t have been lobotomized and wouldn’t have fallen. Even though he was alive, his friend, the “Chief”, did not want to see him in the state that he was in and decided to euthanize him. That was the end of Randle McMurphy. Ever since McMurphy was sent to the mental institution, his life slowly became a tragedy. The film itself portrayed McMurphy as the tragic hero. The entire plot revolved around him and his life. How he wanted to watch the World Series and his rebellious acts all the way to being lobotomized and his eventual death. Being lobotomized made McMurphy look like a complete disaster compared to his former self. The ending of McMurphy’s life was basically the ending of the film. His death signified new beginnings and hope for others for the people at the institute. His death caused the “Chief” to finish what he himself could not do. The “Chief” broke out of the institute and ran away. The thought of ever running away all came from McMurphy and due to his death; the

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