Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM

Copy

Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.

DeleteCancel

Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Significance/meaning of the title 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'

No description
by

C N

on 1 January 2015

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Significance/meaning of the title 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'

Significance/meaning of the title 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest'
Context
About a hospital ward/asylum in 60s
Nurse Ratched has control over the particular section the narrator is in
Narrator = Chief Bromden
Ratched likes order & control
McMurphy (new admittance) disrupts the order
Domino effect on rest of the patients
End - Bromden leaves after killing McMurphy
Derivation of title
"Tingle, Tingle, Tangle Toes
She's a good fisherman
Catches hens, puts'em inna pens
Wier blier, limber lock
Three geese inna flock
One flew east, One flew west,
One flew over the cuckoo's nest
O-U-T spells out
Goose swoops down and plucks you out."
What line(s) of the rhyme represents who?
It is an 'epigraph'* that wraps up and condenses the most important concepts/occurrences in the book
THANK YOU FOR LISTENING!
By: Chin Ning
Mentioned by Bromden after receiving EST
Tingle, Tingle, Tangle Toes
She's a
good fisherman

Nurse Ratched

Catches
hens
, puts'em inna pens
Wier blier, limber lock
Three geese inna flock
Patients in ward

One flew
east
, One flew
west
,
Nurse Ratched vs Patients

One flew
over the cuckoo's nest
O-U-T spells out
Goose swoops down and
plucks you out
.
McMurphy & Bromden
Summarises everything
The
flock

gets sight of a spot of blood on some chicken and they all go to peckin' at it, see, till they
rip the chicken to shreds
, blood and bones and feathers... And a few more gets spots and gets pecked to death, and more and more.
I lay in bed the night before the
fishing trip
and thought it over
In
opposite directions
- Ratched conforming, patients to individualism
giant come out of the sky to
save us from the Combine
- Bromden about McMurphy
Tingle, Tingle, Tangle Toes
She's a
good fisherman

Nurse Ratched/control

Catches
hens
, puts'em inna pens
Wier blier, limber lock
Three geese inna flock
Patients in ward

One flew
east
, One flew
west
,
Nurse Ratched vs Patients

One flew
over the cuckoo's nest
O-U-T spells out
Goose swoops down and
plucks you out
.
McMurphy & Bromden
*epigraph: phrase, quotation, or poem that is set at the beginning of a document or component.
Sources
http://www.shmoop.com/one-flew-over-cuckoos-nest/epigraph.html
https://schol.wordpress.com/2008/05/25/the-significance-of-the-title-of-cuckoos-nest/
http://www.phrases.org.uk/bulletin_board/42/messages/1341.html
http://www.gradesaver.com/one-flew-over-the-cuckoos-nest/study-guide/section7/
http://www.litcharts.com/lit/one-flew-over-the-cuckoo-s-nest/themes#the-combine-machine-nature-and-man
https://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/2100252-one-flew-over-the-cuckoo-s-nest
Full transcript