Comparison of Two Texts, “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest” and “to Kill a Mocking Bird”
How do the authors of To Kill a Mockingbird and One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest use literary techniques to explore the concepts of isolation?
Isolation and courage in the form of racism and discrimination is an analogous concept explored in Harper Lee’s novel To Kill a Mockingbird and Ken Kesey’s novel One flew over the cuckoo’s nest. The authors exemplify the conflicts of isolation displayed by the protagonists and glorifies a broad range of literary techniques to foreshadow the ideas contrasted within the novels. The historical, cultural and social values of society are prefigured throughout the novels displaying the author’s ideas and …show more content…
Courage within One flew over the cuckoo’s nest and To kill a mocking bird is a widely represented theme delivering the incandescent philosophies displayed through the character relationships. Within Kesey’s novel Chief Bromden foreshadows the example of courage. The silence of his character is a representation of his voice within the novel. Chief a schizophrenic notices the fabricated world of the ward; he is a personal protagonist within the text. Chief is recognised as a man with lost intelligence and ability to function by the patients of the ward. This secret is broken from the authority of the ward by the rebellion of McMurhpy. Chief is foreshadowed by