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Introduction

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. ...read more.

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They also teach us good manners, so that we know how to speak politely, behave properly at the table, and in public places. In a social and moral sense, our parents teach us 'right from wrong'. Most people at times conform and at other times express their individuality. Most of us for some of the time at least, are conformists. There are, however, some people who place an unusually high value on individuality. Teenagers, for example, sometimes decide it's time to strike out on their own, to cast aside conventions and express their individuality. They seek to become vigorously independent of the rules and customs that have governed their lives since childhood. ...read more.

Conclusion

They simply enjoy the activities that give them a strong sense of belonging. In addition, David says to Laurie about advantage of conformity 'Because the are makes sense, Laurie. It works. Everybody is on the same team. Everybody's equal for once.' In the story of The Wave, the have three slogans relate to conformity. It is 'STRENGH THROUGH DISCIPLINE, STRENGH THROUGH COMMUNITY, STRENGTH THROUGH ACTION'. To conclude, 'conformity and the individuality is one that is important to every member of our society. People conform and become individual for the own advantages. This issue examines the way we people live our live in our society. The issue of 'conformity and the individual' challenges you to reach some personal conclusions about how you would behave in certain circumstances. ...read more.

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