After Reading One Flew Over The Cukoos Nest, The Relationship Of The Charictor Mc Murphy 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 mysalvation, my high tower, and my refuge, my savior; thou savest me fromviolence." (2 Kin. 13). At the time of Jesus he was the people's savior and cameto help bring them back to equality and in perfect justice. Jesus was amagnificent man ,as represented in the bible, in that he spent all his timewondering from city to city showing those whom would follow, how to changethe things around them to benefit or make equal. Now in the book One FlewOver The Cuckoo's Nest there was a great parallel to Jesus, a man by thename of Patrick McMuphey, and it wasn't a coincidence. This man comes tothe 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 authorthrough out the book brings up many biblical analogies of situations and thecomparison of The book character and Jesus. Ken Kesey draws the descriptionof men in the crucified position. The motives of the character and being asavior, and the physical similarities.When the Characters all meet each other, there is no lack in starting theBiblical references. We follow Patrick Mcmurphy gaining friends around himand when he has made all his friends he is shown to be the false Christ with hisdisciple. McMurphey is shown to be Jesus through his analytical movements.As I had said in my thesis McMurphey helps the guys to recover from thehostel take over of a nurse and does what a shepherd would do, he helps lift thespirits of the men around but also shield them from any further damage andfurther punishment that comes. To the men around Mcmurphy he was hope.Just as Jesus stood up and took fierce blows spiritually and physically,McMurphy stood by his friends and the held him up at points he had beenpushed down.Even as it seemed the two are so alike, Coming from different timeperiods they were different people. Shown kneeling in front of a child Jesuswas always calm, collected, took repercussions with a mind that he was doing itfor the better man. McMurphy came in and out of his mellow, collected, easytemperaments. His action came to boiling points where he smashed glass,"sorry bout that, let me wipe that off. Didn' even see that glass there.", madesarcastic remarks, and threw parties as a rebellion against authority.Explained in the bible and skeptical picture, Jesus is shown to be tall,said to be thin but lean, and have long semi- curly hair, he was described as acaring man. Both McMurphey and Jesus shared these attributes, and theyshould. McMurphey was based and built around what Jesus was supposed tolook like and how he acted. The first description of McMurphy shows he is anoutdoors working man. Just as Jesus was, his arms and neck are the color ofoxblood leather. He walks and talks as if he is above them,...

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