What is unusual about McMurphy in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey?

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McMurphy's unusual in that he doesn't conform. Everyone else in the institution subscribes to its petty rules and regulations without a moment's hesitation, but not Randle. He follows the beat of a different drum; he answers to himself and no one else.

That includes Nurse Ratched. All the other inmates are somewhat scared and intimidated by her; but once again, McMurphy breaks the mold. He's prepared to challenge and undermine her authority at every available opportunity.

Nurse Ratched's dealt...

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