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There is only one word that ties everything together in one story connections That is how a piece of literature is formed According to Thomas C Foster in How to Read Literature Like a Professor everything is connected How to Read Literature Like a Professor is a book that explains elements and concepts about patterns found in storiesnovels short stories poems and every other piece of writing Can Fosters ideas be implied in a novel Yes A novel is a form of literature isnt it Ken Keseys One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest has several examples that relate to Fosters teachings In fact some of them are so blatant that you cannot misswell for meto relate Keseys work to the concepts that Foster mentions in his work One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest is a novel about how the lives of the patientsincluding the narrator Chief Bromdenchange drastically under the leadership of Randle P McMurphy a new patient Because of Nurse Ratcheds wickedness to her patients McMurphy leads the ward to a revolution Throughout the course of Keseys One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest a few of Fosters concepts in How to Read Literature Like a Professor relate to the characters and events in Keseys novel Lets take a look at Randle P McMurphy first Since he is the protagonist in One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest there are challenges and obstacles he faces Chief Bromden tells usreadersthat a seam runs across his nose and one cheekbone and Chief Bromden sees how beat up his hands are Kesey 12 as he fully examines McMurphy arriving in the ward McMurphys scars are mentioned and Foster denotes that character markings stand as indicators of the damage life inflicts Foster 195 That is right because McMurphy tells the other patients that he was sent to the ward to be excused from his despised work He experiences more damage inflicts during his stay at the ward All
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