A Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

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Ken Kesey begins One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest with a brief exposition, which explains the setting, from Chief Bromden. Immediately afterwards, Kesey gets into the inciting incident. This hooks the reader from the beginning.

29 The novel starts with a prisoner, Randall P. McMurphy, arriving in a mental ward in order to escape prison camp. Once at the ward, McMurphy starts trouble for the Big Nurse. After about a week or two, he fin

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