Essay of approximately 1,000 words, answer the following question: How does a major character (not necessarily the main character) in each of the plays, Dale Wassermanâ€™s One Flew Over the Cuckooâ€™s Nest (based on Ken Keseyâ€™s novel by that name), Margaret Edsonâ€™s Wit,and Arthur Millerâ€™s adaptation of Henrik Ibsenâ€™s An Enemy of the People, reveal the failure of prevailing assumptions, thereby upholding genuine ethical values by countering the power structure, the majority, or the status quo? (For example, with respect to Wit, you could refer to Nurse Susie as a significant major character.) Explain your responses, making specific references to each of these plays.
Dale Wassermanâ€™s play One Flew over the Cuckooâ€™s Nest (based on Ken Keseyâ€™s novel). Samuel French, Inc. (1970). ISBN: 10-05736134335.
Margaret Edson, Wit: A Play. Faber & Faber (1999). ISBN: 10-0571198775.
Arthur Millerâ€™s adaptation of Henrik Ibsenâ€™s An Enemy of the People. Penguin (1997). ISBN: 0-14-048140-0.