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Conformity and the Individual is one that is important to every member of our society. This issue examines the way we people live our lives in our society. It raises questions about why people conform, why they want to be individuals, what space there is for individuality in our society, what pressures there are on us to conform, and what can happen if we go too far in either conforming or expressing our individuality.
This essay will discuss about, an explanation as to why this is an important issue; a definition of the words Conformity and Individual and how it effect to our society; a discussion of the issue and lastly, The Wave, showing how the issue is developed in this novel.
Firstly, in our society, people who conform, obey rules, accept customs, adopt other people's behaviour and, in extreme cases, even become like them. Individuals, on the other hand, place importance on being themselves. Usually they do not hold firm opinions, which they are not afraid to express, nor are they afraid of being different from others. They value their individuality about their commonality with others. People who emphasise individuality above all else can often become socially
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