Moreover, the personal pressures nurses have to endure are rarely discussed. New York: Harper Collins, Her ability to present a false self suggests that the mechanistic and oppressive forces in society gain ascendance through the dishonesty of the powerful.
They use their femininity to control people.
On one side is the moral nun Sister Sophia, who openly disapproves of the program of killing but is ineffective in her resistance to it. The personal pressures nurses experience are rarely discussed.
So much sorrow and tears have been shed and lives altered. So nimbly did the movie capture its time—60s liberation doused with 70s vinegar—that it became one of only three films in Oscar history to win the Big Five, for best picture, director, screenplay, actor, and actress.
Then, as these formulaic medical stories became too predictable for a more freethinking younger audience, nurses and their access to power and influence began to be used in more intelligent and thought provoking ways. And the antipathy towards men.